Scientific Name: Fraxinus angustifolia Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:narrow-leafed ashTexture:Medium - fine
Family Name:OleaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 10 - 15m
Origin: Garden origin, Africa, Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Compound, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Lustrous, Odd-pinnate, Leaflets stalked, Lanceolate, Serrate
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Green-yellow, Dark-red, Apr- May
Fruit: Samara, Green, Brown, Jul- Aug, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Street (boulevard tree), Shade tree, Specimen plant, Fall interest, Tall background
Key ID Features:Tree oval crown; leaves glossy, pinnate, olive-green, with 5-11(-13) leaflets, lanceolate with forward pointed teeth; flowers purple, April-May; fruit brown samara (absent on some cultivars). Winter ID: leaf scar D-shaped below lateral bud; buds brown to dark purple.