Cricket Hill Garden

Granatnaya, hybrid mountain ash

$ 35

Sorbus aucuparia x Crataegus sanguinea

Variety description: The great Russian plant breeder Ivan Michurin crossed Mountain Ash with Hawthorne to create this unique variety. 'Granatnaya' forms a hardy small tree with large and very attractive, dark green foliage. The wine red, tasty, sweet-tart fruit is the size of a pie cherry and is eaten fresh and used to make delicious wine and preserves. This tree's name means pomagrante in Russian. 

Site requirements: Full sun location. Like other fruit trees in the rose family, it will do well in fertile, well drained soil. Soil pH of 6.5 is ideal.

Hardiness: USDA zones 4-9.

Plant size: Grafted tree, 1-2' tall, with strong central leader.

When we ship:
 SPRING 2020.

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