Also called Winged Ash
More About Fraxinus quadrangulata
- Narrow, irregular, rounded crown
- Dark green, pinnate, compound leaves emerge later in the spring
- Corky, winged, young twigs are distinctively four-sided
- Drooping clusters of winged samaras ripen in the fall
- Foliage turns pale yellow in autumn
Early Americans made a blue dye from the inner bark, hence the common name.
Blue Ash Growing and Maintenance Tips
Ash trees have been used in a variety of landscape settings, as street trees or lawn specimens.
Fraxinus quadrangulata Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)