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Sorbus aucuparia 'Joseph Rock'

Joseph Rock Mountain Ash

Mountain Ash

Comments

A showy small accent tree with clusters of white flowers in spring followed by distinctive golden yellow berries into winter; shiny gray bark, attractive compound leaves turn fiery red and purple in fall; needs well drained soil

Description

A showy small accent tree with clusters of white flowers in spring followed by distinctive golden yellow berries into winter; shiny gray bark, attractive compound leaves turn fiery red and purple in fall; needs well drained soil

Landscape Attributes

Joseph Rock Mountain Ash is a deciduous tree with a shapely oval form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Joseph Rock Mountain Ash is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Shade

Planting & Growing

Joseph Rock Mountain Ash will grow to be about 30 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 20 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

3b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

30 feet

20 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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