Mountain Ash

A small shrub, loved by humans and birds alike !
Common name : Mountain Ash
Scientific name : Sorbus aucuparia
Family : Rosaceae
Category : Trees
Type of plant : Perennial
Full description for Sorbus aucuparia not yet available.

Sowing & planting

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Flowering

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Caracteristics

Exposition
Water needs
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Frost-resistance High
Zone USDA 5a
Height 200 - 1100
pH 6 - 8

Plant my mountain ash

Plant between October and the end of March but not during frost periods. Check that the desired location meets the requirements described in the description, and avoid working in soggy soil. Dig a hole two to three times as wide as the root ball of your tree. Handle the root ball carefully to keep it intact while you place it in the hole. Put your shrub to the correct height, and teplace the soil, respecting the order of the layers of possible - bottom layer to top. Tamp regularly. After planting, pour two watering cans at the bottom, then place a good layer of mulch.

Water my mountain ash

Water often in the first weeks. Water potted plants at least once a week, as soon as the top soil dries. Ultimately, if it does not rain for a month, consider watering.

Unprop my mountain ash

Your tree should be well rooted after two years, so remove the stake now that it is not needed anymore.

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