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Sorbus aucuparia Michred ('Cardinal Royal®')

Cardinal Royal® Mountainash: Patent COPF

Spectacular red berries in dense clusters set this tree apart from the species. A vigorous grower with a very symmetrical, upright, tidy branching habit. Dark green leaves with silvery undersides change to a reddish-purple colour in the fall.

  • »  Narrow, upright to oval crown with ascending branches
  • »  Dark green compound leaves in the summer turn reddish-purple in the fall
  • »  Flat-topped clusters of small white flowers
  • »  Flowers give way to drooping clusters of brilliant red berries
  • »  Bloom Time: May

10gal Low Inventory
$255.00
  • Category:Trees
  • Hardiness Zone:2
  • Height:10-12 m
  • Spread:5-6 m
  • Bloom Color: White
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture
Moist to Average
Well-drained
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Birds
Growth Rate
Medium
Attributes
Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color
Heat Tolerant
Flowering Time
Lt. Spr-Sum
Habit
Columnar
Oval
Upright
Foliage Color
Green (dark)
Purple
Red
Landscape uses
Specimen
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Sorbus aucuparia 'Michred'

Mountainash has ash-like leaves, but are members of the rose family, and are not related to true ash (Fraxinus of the olive family). Sorbus are not a host plant of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis).

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Sorbus aucuparia 'Michred'

A good lawn specimen with its white flowers followed by showy berries. Cardinal Royal® mountainash maintains a tighter, narrower crown.