|Sorbus aria is a medium sized deciduous tree, reaching 35 to 45 feet tall. Leaves are not typical of mountain ash, they are simple, 2 to 4 inches long. Foliage is leathery, dark green, leaf undersides are white and downy, in fall leaves turn pale green to golden brown or redddish. Small white flowers are produced on 2 to 3 inch corymbs in late spring. The orange-red to scarlet fruit is a berry-like pome, ripening in early fall. Native to Europe, with a few cultivars available.