Characteristics: The 'Cardinal Royal' Mountain Ash is a deciduous, ornamental tree with a moderate growth rate. This is a low maintenance tree that tolerates pruning, although it is not required in keeping up with its naturally symmetrical habit. This Ash is highly adaptable to either moist or dry soils, and additionally tolerant of urban pollution. Whether you plant this tree for shade, as a vertical landscape accent, or as a street tree, this versatile specimen will not disappoint.
Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
Size: Reaches 30-35' high x 20' wide
Shape: Oval; Narrow Habit
Foliage: Dark green leaves with silvery undersides
Fall Color: Brilliant red, orange and yellow foliage
Flower: Clusters of small white flowers bloom May-June
Fruit: In late Summer, small brilliant red fruits emerge