General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Plant Height: 20-40 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Other: Compound, with small oval leaflets
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Clusters of small, bright orange to red berries which can persist into the winter
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Showy
Other: Tiny white flowers (approx 1/3 inch across) borne in tight, flattened corymbs that face upwards
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Pollution

Image
Trade name information:
Trade Name: Cardinal Royal®
Cultivar name: 'Michred'
Common names
  • Mountain Ash

Photo Gallery
Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Michigan
Date: 2021-05-14
Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal' - a bloom corymb still mostly i
Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Michigan
Date: 2021-05-14
Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal' - foliage emerges before the bl
Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Michigan
Date: 2021-05-14
Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal' - the primary limbs, at least o
Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Michigan
Date: 2021-05-14
Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal' - Chosen to show the light gray
Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Michigan
Date: 2021-05-14
Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal' - A mature tree (planted 1986).

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