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American Ash

Fraxinus americana

Also known as

White ash, Ash

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

35m

Max

15m

10m

Min

10m

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    American Ash Overview

    DUE TO THE SPREAD OF CHALARA FRAXINEA (ASH DIEBACK DISEASE) RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN IMPOSED BY THE UK GOVERNMENT PREVENTING THE MOVEMENT OF HOMEGROWN AND IMPORTED PLANTS. MEMBERS ARE ADVISED NOT TO OFFER ANY FRAXINUS TREES FOR SWAP OR SALE UNTIL RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED. A columnar, deciduous tree from North America; occurs naturally through eastern USA and in southeastern Canada. In the wild can reach about 35m with a domed canopy. Bears inconspicuous flowers then dark green, pinnate leaves have 7 to 9 leaflets with silvery undersides and a yellow or purple autumn colour. A number of forms are available including Fraxinus americana var. juglandifolia, which has a slender, columnar habit.

    How to propagate American Ash

    Grafting

    Propagate from seed in autumn; for cultivators, graft onto seedling stock of the same species.

    Seed

    Other uses of American Ash

    Specimen