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Fraxinus pennsylvanica

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Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Fraxinus pennsylvanica

More About Fraxinus pennsylvanica

  • Pyramidal when young, maturing to a rounded, irregular crown
  • Dark green, pinnate, compound leaves emerge later in the spring
  • Drooping clusters of winged samaras ripen in the fall
  • Foliage turns yellow in autumn
  • Gray-brown bark develops distinctive, diamond-shaped ridging

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and parts of North America.

Like the white ash, the wood of green ash is commercially used for a variety of products including tool handles, oars, garden furniture and sports equipment.

Zone:

2

Height:

18-20 m

Spread:

10-15 m
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Green / Red Ash Growing and Maintenance Tips

Ash trees have been used in a variety of landscape settings, as street trees or lawn specimens.


Fraxinus pennsylvanica Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Specimen

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