|Scientific Name||Fraxinus pennsylvanica|
|Common Name||Green Ash|
|Habit||Deciduous Tree. Slightly pyramidal, upright with|
a rounded crown.
|Growth Form||Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast. Green ash has|
a large leaf up to 12″ long with five to nine
leaflets. Leaves are medium to dark green and
become yellow in the fall.
|Mature Size||Height: 50-80′ Width: 50-70′|
|Flowers||Bloom Dates: March – May. Clusters of small|
male and female flowers bloom on separeate
plants before leafout. Female trees producetan,
single-winged seeds. The resulting seedings
unfortunately become invasive and weedy.
Planting male cultivars will eliminate seed
|Sun Requirements||Full Sun|
|Soil Requirements||Well drained soils. Tolerates a wide range of soil|
|Other Info||Native habitat: Nova Scotia to Manitoba, south|
to Texas and northern Florida. Pruning to
correct poor form and weak branch unions is
necessary in young green ash trees. The tree
should be pruned in the fall. Potential problems
incljude leaf spots, cankers, ash flower gall and