SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA, Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL and Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA
Utility friendly tree.
A Fire Blight resistant variety of the species is 'Coral Cascade'.
Erect or Spreading with a High Canopy.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 20 - 25 feet.
Width: 20 - 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Blue Green, Red, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Prolific, Red to Orange Pome, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Winter or Summer.
Bark Light Green, Fissured.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Wet Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 2 - 10 and 14 - 17.
USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 8.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Fire Blight and Verticillium. Susceptible to Beetle Borers, Canker and Rust.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
None Known Health Hazard.
Desirable Wildlife Plant.
Attracts Birds and Bees.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Sorbus hupehensis Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 25, 2018.
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