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Fraxinus pennsylvanica /Green Ash

Fraxinus pennsylvanica  / Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Cluster of winged seeds
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Cluster of winged seeds

Autumn color is a special feature of the green ash

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Scientific Name: Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Common Name: Green Ash
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 40 - 50 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Fall
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Autumn Color
Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants that Attract Birds
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: This and other ashes are dioecious and produce seeds only on female trees. This long lived tree has yellow autumn color. It attracts butterflies and birds eat the seeds.