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White Ash

Botanical Name
Fraxinus americana
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 9
Height
50 to 80 feet
Width
50 to 80 feet
Flowers
April: green to purple
Fruit
Paddle-shaped samara
Fall Color
Yellow, purple, red
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Easily transplanted in spring or fall
Problems
EMERALD ASH BORER, anthracnose, plant bug, yellows, verticillium, scorch, bark splitting, decline
Varieties
  • Autumn Applause - long lasting wine-red fall color
  • Rose Hill - non fruiting, resistant to frost cracking, bronze fall color

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