A picture of a Ash

Ash

Fraxinus spp.

Fraxinus excelsior tree by leave me a message on this page (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

5a-8b

USDA zone

-29°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

35m

Max

15m

4m

Min

5m

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Ash Overview

    Fraxinus is a genus of around 63 mostly deciduous trees in the Oleaceae family with a wide distribution across Europe, Asia and North America. Commonly known as ash, these trees have pinnately-divided leaves, winged seeds and sometimes develop colourful autumn foliage. Some are cultivated as woodland or coastal ornamental landscaping trees and the wood is popular with woodworkers and carpenters.

    Common problems with Ash

    How to propagate Ash

    Budding

    Propagate species by seed in autumn, selected forms by budding in summer.

    Seed

    Special features of Ash

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Ash

    Grown mainly for their foliage of paired leaflets; flowers are usually insignificant. Suitable for coastal conditions.