Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Green Ash

Garden(s):

Trees Shrubs

Type:

Tree

Height:

15-20 m (49-65 ft)

Spread:

6-9 m (19-30 ft)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Low, Moderate

Zone:

1

Bloom Time:

May

Bloom Colour:

Purple

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Adaptable, Alkaline

Notes:

Leafs out late and drops early, susceptible to Ash Bark Beetle and Ash Leaf Roller, female tree can be messy with 1-winged seeds (samaras) in Fall, yellow color in Fall.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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