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Sorbus scopulina /Western Mountain Ash

Sorbus scopulina  / Sorbus scopulina
Mature tree
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Mature tree

Tree on fruit in late summer

Fruit just beginning to turn yellow

Tree in landscape

Fruit turning an orange colir just before fully ripe

Fruit and foliage

Ripening fruits that are red when fully mature

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Scientific Name: Sorbus scopulina
Common Name: Western Mountain Ash
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: A large shrub or small tree native to Western North America. Has fragrant, white flowers in early summer followed by berries that mature a brillian red in late summer or early fall. grown in western USA, Canada and Alaska. In southern range of adaptability, it only grows at the higher cooler elevations.