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Fraxinus americana 'Purple Ash' /Purple Ash

Fraxinus americana 'Purple Ash'   / Fraxinus americana 'Purple Ash'
Tree noted for its handsome autumn color
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Tree noted for its handsome autumn color

Lawn specimen

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Scientific Name: Fraxinus americana 'Purple Ash'
Common Name: Purple Ash
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 30 - 40 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: This is a seedless male tree and is a cultivar of the species which is native to moist areas. Has a large, rounded crown and the autumn foliage is an outstanding purplish-orange. Used as a lawn tree, street tree and shade tree.