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Western mountain ash

Sorbus scopulina

Also known as

Mountain ash

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

4m

2m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Western mountain ash Overview

This species of shrub grows about 2.5m tall. It is upright with smooth serrated leaflets. The large flowerheads are followed by dense bunches of red berries.

Common problems with Western mountain ash

How to propagate Western mountain ash

Budding

You can propagate by softwood cuttings or budding in summer.

Cuttings

Other uses of Western mountain ash

Grown for their foliage, small, 5 petalled flowers, attractive fruits and in some species, autumn colour. Suitable for coastal conditions.