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European Mountain Ash

European Mountain Ash Basics

Grows LikeTree, Shrub
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeIntroduced to U.S.

European Mountain Ash Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit Seed ColorOrange
Fruit Seed ConspicuousYes
Growth FormSingle Stem
Growth RateRapid
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)35
Height Mature feet40
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

European Mountain Ash Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days (Minimum)110
pH Minimum5.5
pH Maximum7.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)300
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)1200
Precipitation Minimum28
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)28
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)-33

European Mountain Ash Reproduction

Bloom PeriodLate Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceHigh
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesYes
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsYes
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound125000
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

European Mountain Ash Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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European Mountain Ash

European Mountain Ash grows like a Tree, Shrub. European Mountain Ash is an Perennial. European Mountain Ash is Introduced to U.S.. Spring and Summer is when European Mountain Ash is actively growing. European Mountain Ash is not an allelopath. European Mountain Ash has a High C:N Ratio. European Mountain Ash has a coppice potential of No. European Mountain Ash is fall conspicuous. European Mountain Ash has a White colored flower. European Mountain Ash has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, European Mountain Ash has a Moderate foliage porosity. In the wintertime, European Mountain Ash has a Porous foliage porosity. European Mountain Ash has a Fine foliage texture. Seeds of European Mountain Ash are Orange. Seeds of European Mountain Ash are Yes conspicuous. European Mountain Ash grows as a Single Stem. The growth rate of European Mountain Ash is Rapid. The maximum height of European Mountain Ash at 20 years is 35 feet. The mature height of European Mountain Ash is 40 feet. The lifespan of European Mountain Ash is Moderate. The shape and orientation of European Mountain Ash is Erect. European Mountain Ash is adapted to coarse textured soils. European Mountain Ash is not adapted to fine textured soils. European Mountain Ash is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of European Mountain Ash is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of European Mountain Ash is Low. European Mountain Ash requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of European Mountain Ash is Low. European Mountain Ash requires a minimum of 110 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of European Mountain Ash is 5.5. The maximum pH of European Mountain Ash is 7.5. The minimum planting density per acre of European Mountain Ash is 300. The maximum planting density per acre of European Mountain Ash is 1200. The minimum Precipitation that European Mountain Ash requires is 28. The maximum Precipitation that European Mountain Ash can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of European Mountain Ash is 28 inches. The salininty tolerance of European Mountain Ash is None. The shade tolerance of European Mountain Ash is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of European Mountain Ash is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that European Mountain Ash requires is -33. The bloom period of European Mountain Ash is Late Spring. The commerical availability of European Mountain Ash is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of European Mountain Ash is High. The fruit seed period of European Mountain Ash begins Summer. The fruit seed period of European Mountain Ash ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of European Mountain Ash is Yes. European Mountain Ash is propagated by bare roots. European Mountain Ash is propagated by bulbs. European Mountain Ash is propagated by container. European Mountain Ash is not propagated by corms. European Mountain Ash is propagated by cuttings. European Mountain Ash is propagated by seed. European Mountain Ash is not propagated by sod. European Mountain Ash is not propagated by sprig. European Mountain Ash is not propagated by tubers. European Mountain Ash can generally yield 125000 seeds per pound of seeds. European Mountain Ash has a Slow seed spread rate. European Mountain Ash has a Medium seedling vigor. European Mountain Ash has a Medium seedling vigor. European Mountain Ash does not have a small grain. European Mountain Ash has a None vegatative spread rate. European Mountain Ash does not have a berry/nut seed product. European Mountain Ash is not viable as a Christmas Tree. European Mountain Ash does not make a good fodder product. European Mountain Ash does not make a good fuel wood product. European Mountain Ash does not make a good lumber product. European Mountain Ash does not make a naval store product. European Mountain Ash is not palatable to humans. European Mountain Ash does not make a pulpwood product. European Mountain Ash does not make a veneer product. European Mountain Ash is of the category, Dicot.
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