Korean mountain ash
This simple, yet elegant medium-sized tree has handsome foliage and delicate clusters of white flowers in springtime. Autumn brings brilliant orange-red to scarlet fruit and splashy fall leaf color. Dark green leaves are serrated along the edges and the attractive bark is smooth and a silvery dark gray.
Colors & Combos
Great Plant Combinations: Rhododendrons, Vaccinium ovatum (evergreen huckleberry), hellebores, and other woodland-type plants make appealing companions.
Great Color Contrasts: gold, red, orange
Great Color Partners: dark green, variegated, blue
Culture NotesKorean mountain ash grows best in well-drained or sandy soil with full sun. Once established it will only need occasional watering during dry weather. Little pruning is needed to maintain its form, remove any dead, broken or poorly formed limbs.
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Plant Type: tree
Foliage Type: deciduous
Plant Height: 20 ft. 0 in. (6.10 m.)
Plant Width/Spread: 15 ft. 0 in. (4.57 m.)
Hardiness: USDA Zones 4 to 8
Flower Color: white
Sun/Light Exposure: full sun or light shade
Water Requirements: occasional watering