Scientific Name: Fraxinus (hybrid cvs.)
Common Name: hybrid ash
Family Name: Oleaceae
Origin: Canada - central, Garden origin, U.S. - northeast
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Mature Size: 10 - 15m x 10 - 15m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Shade tree, Specimen plant, Street (boulevard tree), Tall background
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Compound, Opposite, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Odd-pinnate, Leaflets stalked, Lanceolate, Serrate
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Green-yellow, Apr-May
Fruit: Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown, Sep-Oct, (Persistent)
Key ID Features:
Leaves 5-7(-9) lanceolate leaflets, turning to glowing yellow in fall. Winter ID: lateral buds rounded to ovoid, dark brown; leaf scar D-shaped below lateral bud; vein scares tiny, in a curved line.