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Fraxinus americana

Fraxinus americana - White Ash

More About Fraxinus americana

  • Pyramidal when young, maturing to a rounded crown
  • Dark green, pinnate leaves with white undersides emerge later in the spring
  • Several (5 to 9) leaflets make up the compound leaves
  • Foliage turns yellow with purple shading in the fall

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and parts of North America.

White ash is a valuable, timber tree. Its wood is commercially used for a variety of products including tool handles, oars, garden furniture and sports equipment.

Zone:

3

Height:

21-23 m

Spread:

14-16 m
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White Ash Growing and Maintenance Tips

Ash trees have been used in a variety of landscape settings, including street trees and for lawn specimens.


Fraxinus americana Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Well-drained

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Upright
Oval

Foliage Color

Purple
Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Specimen

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