Mountain ash 'Chinese Lace' (Sorbus aucuparia 'Chinese Lace')
Sorbus aucuparia 'Chinese Lace'
Rowan 'Chinese Lace'
Variety or Cultivar:
'Chinese Lace' ~ 'Chinese Lace' is a small tree of upright habit. The dark green leaves are deeply cut giving it a lace-like effect. In autumn the leaves change to reddish-purple while dark red berries hang in long clusters.
Grow in humus-rich, lime-free, moderately fertile soil. Is pollution-tolerant.
City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Specimen tree, Wildlife
Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Full Sun, Partial Shade
North, South, East, West
Exposed or Sheltered
Budding, Grafting, Seed, Softwood cuttings
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Sorbus aucuparia 'Chinese Lace' is:
White in Spring
Dark-green in Summer; Red-maroon in Autumn
Dark-red in Autumn
Broadly conical, Rounded
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