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Fraxinus americana

White Ash

White Ash is a large and fast growing shade tree. One of the first trees to color in fall, White Ash has outstanding fall colors ranging from yellow to deep purple and maroon. The leaves are compound with five to nine leaflets. The bark is ash gray with furrows, which form diamond-shaped areas.

Excellent shade tree
Varied fall foliage color
Seedless 'Autumn Purple' variety has purple fall color

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1424 S3-3 RPM 50 66
1425 S3-3CG RPM 400 124

More about Fraxinus americana :

There are separate male and female trees. The female bears fruit. Wood baseball bats are made from the ash tree's close-grained wood. Fall coloring depends on soil type and the individual genetics of the tree.

White Ash Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Consult with an arborist before making tree choices as many diseases attack ash including a new Emerald Ash Borer.

Height:

50-80 Feet

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Spread:

50-80 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Attributes
Salt Tolerant
Specimen
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Drought Tolerant
Midwest Native
Habit
Deciduous