The Rowan is found in Europe, North Africa and Asia to China. The fruits of European mountain ash are good for human consumption and for the production of juice / liqueur or jam / jelly / compote. The fruits should also be frozen before processing overnight to reduce the bitterness. The berries are in winter but also an important food source for birds. The wood is suitable for wood carvings.
The leaf of the Rowan are imparipinnate and is up to 20 cm long (7.9 in), with 9-15 leaflets. The leaf margins are serrated sharp.
The white flowers form luscious cymes.
The apple-like fruits are about pea size, first green and then orange to red.
The branches are gray and bare. The buds are oblong ovate, pointed, and hairy.
single tree, planting in groups, parks and garden, bird feeding woods