Cricket Hill Garden
Sorbus, 'Rabina' Mountain Ash
Variety description: This cultivar of mountain ash was selected in Russia for its non-bitter, sweet-tart, tasty and nutritious fruit. Rabina’s abundant and attractive, bright orange berries can be eaten fresh and make tasty juice and preserves. Rabina forms an upright-growing, small to medium-size tree which can easily be kept at 12 ft. in height or less with pruning.
Site requirements: Full sun location. Like other fruit trees in the rose family, it will due well in fertile, well drained soil. Soil pH of 6.5 is ideal.
Hardiness: USDA zones 4-9.
Plant size: Grafted tree, 2' tall, with strong central leader. Grown in a 4" x 9" tree pot.