Sorbus koehneana Rosaceae
Chinese Mountain Ash, White-fruited Chinese Mountain Ash SOR-bus ko-NEE-a-na
- Broadleaf deciduous large shrub, erect, 6-10 ft (1.8-3 m) tall. Leaves alternate, pinnately compound, 17-25
leaflets, each 1.5-3.5 cm long, oblong to oblong-lanceolate, sharply serrate from near base, grayish green,
green below, leaf rachis ("stem" to which leaflets attached) slightly winged. Flowers white, about
1 cm across, anthers brown, in clusters 4-8 cm wide. Fruit more of less spherical, 7 mm wide,
white, stalks red.
- Sun, partial shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5 Native to central China. Introduced to the
western world in 1910 by Ernest Wilson.