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Fraxinus chinensis


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves with 8 leaflets; flowers in terminal panicles

Uses: Specimen tree Winter silhouette Large gardens Parks

Zones: 6-9

Description: Native to Korea and China, this tree growing to 80 ft (24 m) in height has yellow and hairless young growth. The leaves are up to 12 in (30 cm) long, with 8 leaflets invertly egg-shaped, dark green above, slightly downy underneath. The flowers are produce

Growth Habit: Spreading branching canopy

Comments: Cultivars available

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