|Sorbus aria is a medium sized deciduous tree, reaching 35 to 45 feet tall and to 30 feet wide. Leaves of 'Magnifica' are not typical of mountain ash, they are simple, to 5 inches long. Foliage is leathery, highly glossy, dark green, leaf undersides are white and downy, in fall leaves turn pale green to golden brown or reddish. 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.