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Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Oleaceae
            Genus: Fraxinus
                        Specie: americana

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Dark green pinnate leaves turn yellow in autumn

Uses: Specimen tree Large gardens Parks

Zones: 4-10

Description: Native to eastern North America, this columnar tree has a spreading crown and an average height of 80 ft (24 m) with a spread of 50 ft (15 m); it can reach more than 120 ft (36 m). Leaves are up to 15 in (38 cm) long, pinnate and dark green with 5 to 9 la

Growth Habit: Broad columnar with spreading canopy

Comments: Cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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