Oak Leaf Mountain Ash
Plant ize: #15
30 feet high x 17-20 feet wide
Upright oval shape
Full Sun to Part Shade
This cross of European and Swedish Mountain Ash is longer lived than the native species and has been thriving on decades of inattention at the Cheyenne Horticultural Field Station. Grey-green lobed oak-shaped leaves provide yellow fall color. Flat white flower clusters are showy in late spring and the resulting red berry clusters persist through winter unless waxwings or other birds come for a feast. Fireblight resistance is good. Plant in our typically alkaline soil but not in the most exposed site and never in a water-logged site.
Throughout this site, the following are used as guidelines for watering established plants:
About sizes of our plants:
Sizes indicated with a # are roughly the equivalent in gallonage; so a #2 is about a 2 gallon pot size; b&b stands for balled and burlapped.