About Sorbus americana
The tree species Sorbus americana is commonly known as the American mountain ash. It is a deciduous perennial tree, native to eastern North America. The American mountain ash and related species are also referred to as rowan trees.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||American mountain ash|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||40 feet|
|Flower Colour ||White|
|Bloom Time ||May,June after the leaves are full grown.|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow |
Planting and care
This tree require no pruning but if you want a multi-stemmed specimen then simply prune it to the height where you want the multiple stem to appear. These trees are absolutely rock solid and there is very little you will ever do which might kill them.
Sorbus americana care
Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich soil. Tolerant of atmospheric pollution; ideal specimen tree in small garden, wild or woodland garden.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||-40 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Sorbus americana special feature
Lawn specimen or small shade tree for cool northern climates. It is not recommended for the St. Louis climate.
Sorbus americana uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- It is also used as a blood purifier and appetite stimulant
- An infusion is used (sometimes with the terminal buds added) in the treatment of colds, debility, diarrhoea etc
- When mixed with sweet flag (Acorus calamus) it is used as a tonic
- A poultice of the burnt bark has been used in the treatment of boils
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Sorbus americana ?
Sorbus americana is commonly known as American mountain ash
How tall do Sorbus americana grow?
On average Sorbus americana grows 40 feet
What color are Sorbus americana ?
A Sorbus americana plant bears flowers of color White
When Sorbus americana blooms?
With enough light, Sorbus americana may produce White flowers in May,June after the leaves are full grown.
How hard is Sorbus americana to grow?
A Sorbus americana is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Sorbus americana need?
A Sorbus americana prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
How much water does a Sorbus americana need?
A Sorbus americana prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Sorbus americana need?
A Sorbus americana prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Sorbus americana like?
A Sorbus americana prefers -40 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Sorbus americana ?
To encourage Sorbus americana growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Saturday, 21 September 2019
when I opened the box I was amazed at how well this plant was packaged and how healthy they all were.
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