Cardinal Royal® Mountain Ash - Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal®'

Cardinal Royal Mountain Ash Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal'
Cardinal Royal Mountain Ash Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal'
Cardinal Royal Mountain Ash Sorbus aucuparia 'Cardinal Royal'
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An improved Mountain Ash developed by Michigan State University. A straight growing trunk and uniform upright branching habit. Blooms in late spring followed by red fruit. Dark green leaves with a silvery underside turn orange-red in fall. A unique show piece for today's landscapes.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
30-40'
Spread: 
10-20'
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 3 (20 votes)

Prefers a moist (not wet), light sandy, well-drained soil. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all-purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs.

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