|Sorbus aria is a medium sized deciduous tree, reaching 35 to 45 feet tall. Leaves are not typical of mountain ash. Foliage is leathery, dark green, leaf undersides are white and downy, in fall leaves turn pale green to golden brown or redddish. 'Chrysophylla' has golden yellow leaves when young. 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.