Mountain Ash ‘Fastigiata’
Sorbus aucuparia ‘Fastigiata’
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 10-20′ high x 5-10′ wide
Tree Form: Narrow
Growth Rate: Slow
Special Features: Dark leaves, orange-red fruit
Fall Color: Orange/red
Description: This very slow-growing, compact, shade tree is ideal for smaller landscapes. It has compound dark green foliage in the summer turning shades of yellow and red in the fall.
Ornamental Features: Showy clusters of white flowers held atop the branches in mid spring. Small orange-red berry clusters of fruits form in early fall attracting birds. A unique show piece for today’s landscapes.
Landscape Attributes: A deciduous tree with an upright pyramidal form. Low maintenance, and usually looks its best without pruning.