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Fraxinus velutina/Arizona Ash

Fraxinus velutina / Fraxinus velutina
Lawn specimen
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Lawn specimen

Compound leaves

Not well adapted to sidewalk and street tree plantings because of the low branching habit of this tree

Autumn color can be quite handsome some years

Winged seeds in late summer and fall

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Scientific Name: Fraxinus velutina
Common Name: Arizona Ash
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 30 - 40 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Comments: Sexes on separate plants and the female flowers of no major ornamental significance. Masses of seeds are produced in the fall. Has a glossy yellow-green foliage, silver-gray bark, a rounded form and is quick and easy to grow.