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Fraxinus angustifolia

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Pinnate leaves arranged in whorls turn yellow-gold in autumn

Uses: Specimen tree Winter silhouette Large gardens Parks

Zones: 6-10

Description: This species, closely allied to the common ash (Fraxinus excelsior), occurs wild in the Mediterranean region and western Asia. Its typical race (F. angustifolia subsp. angustifolia) is restricted to southern Europe and northwestern Af

Growth Habit: Spreading habit with ascending branches

Comments: Cultivars available













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