Red CascadeTM American mountainash (Sorbus americana 'Dwarfcrown')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
American mountainash
American mountainash
American mountainash (Sorbus americana)

Cultivars:
'Dwarfcrown' (Red Cascade TM)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 2b
Mature Height Mature Height
15 to 20 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
to 10 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Attractive
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
Yes
Additional Information Additional Information
compact, oval form; 15-20’ tall; 10’ wide; small, white flowers in clusters; small, orange-red fruit in clusters; yellow-orange fall color; susceptible to a number of insects and diseases, especially fireblight

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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