White Ash Tree

White Ash Tree

White Ash Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Fraxinus americana
Hardiness Zones:   {zones}
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist well drained soil but tolerates a range of soil types
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Modestly pyramidal to upright; broad, rounded head
Height:   60 to 80'
Weight:   50 to 70
Leaf:   8 to 15" opposite, pinnately compound leaf; yellow, maroon to purple fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Flowers in panicles
Comments:    Native; tolerates adverse conditions; reseeds itself; male and female trees; seeds for birds; larval plant for tiger swallowtail and mourning cloak butterflies
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Autumn Purple, Rose Hill