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Green Ash

Fraxinus pennsylvanica

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Description

Family:
Oleaceae

Foliage: 
n/a

Native Locale:
Nova Scotia to Manitoba, south to northern Florida and Texas

Mature Height:
50 to 60 feet

Mature Width:
25 to 30 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone (2b)3 to 9

Soil Preference:
Extremely adaptable once established can withstand salt, drought, wind, and sterile soils; commonly found on moist bottomlands

Growth Habit:
Softly pyramidal when young, developing an upright-spreading habit at maturity with 3 to 5 main branches and many coarse, twiggy branchlets which bend down and then up at the ends;

Rate of Growth:
Fast, 2 to 3' per year in the landscape over a 10 year period

Disease and Insect:
Leaf rust, leaf spots, cankers, dieback ash borer, lilac leaf miner, lilac borer, carpenter worm, brown headed ash sawfly, fall ebworm, ash flower gall

Landscape Value: 
n/a

Additional Notes:
n/a

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