Scientific Name: Fraxinus ornus Form: Round
Common Name:flowering ash, manna ash Texture:Medium
Family Name:OleaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 10 - 15m
Origin: Europe, Central / west Asia Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Compound, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Odd-pinnate, Leaflets stalked, Elliptic, Obovate, Serrulate
Flowers: Panicle, (Floriferous), White, May- Jun
Fruit: Samara, Green, Brown, Jun- May
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Shade tree, Street (boulevard tree), Spring interest, Specimen plant
Key ID Features:Leaves with 5-9 finely serrated leaflets that are 5–10 cm long x 2-4 cm wide. pinnate, 20-30 cm long; flowers in dense panicles 10-20 cm long after leaves, each floret has four slender creamy white petals 5-6 mm long. Winter ID: bark smooth, dark grey; buds pale pinkish-brown to grey-brown, with a dense covering of short grey hairs.