The American mountainash is a delightful little tree—whether in a yard, a park or a forest setting. The showy spring flowers, vibrant clusters of berries and amazing fall color make it a great landscape choice for the colder regions.
And bird enthusiasts flock to this tree, as the berries attract many different types of birds.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
They are low-maintenance trees, needing little care and attention once established.
They may need watering during prolonged dry periods in summer – particularly in the first few years to ensure they establish well. Feed with a general granular plant food in spring.
They need little or no maintenance pruning, except to remove dead, diseased or dying growth and to thin out overcrowded and rubbing branches. If pruning is needed, it is best carried out any time from late autumn to early spring.
American mountain care
It prefers a rich moist soil and the borders of swamps, but will flourish on rocky hillsides.
Full sun and partial shade are best for this tree, meaning it prefers a minimum of four hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day.
The American mountainash grows in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained, wet and clay soils.
Apply any organic fertilizer
American mountain special feature
They are usually present during the fall and last through much of the winter making them great sources of food for birds.
American mountain uses
It is cultivated as an ornamental tree, for use in gardens and parks
The fruits (fresh or dried) contain iron and vitamin C
They are also acidic and rich in tannins, however, and should be eaten in moderation
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a American mountain?
American mountain is commonly known as Peruvian lily, Lily-of-the-Incas, Parrot lily, Parrot flower
How tall do American mountain grow?
On average American mountain grows 15.00 to 30.00 feet
What color are American mountain?
A American mountain plant bears flowers of color White
When American mountain blooms?
With enough light, American mountain may produce White flowers in May-June
How hard is American mountain to grow?
A American mountain is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a American mountain need?
A American mountain prefers Full sun and partial shade are best for this tree, meaning it prefers a minimum of four hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day.
How much water does a American mountain need?
A American mountain prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a American mountain need?
A American mountain prefers The American mountainash grows in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained, wet and clay soils.
What temperature does a American mountain like?
A American mountain prefers 40° C
How often should I fertilize my American mountain?
To encourage American mountain growth, Apply any organic fertilizer