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White Ash
Catalogue A# 0097-013  A2
GPS 45D 43'57" N / 108D 37' 19" W


Fraxinus americana cv. 'Autumn Blaze'

Family: Oleacaea

Origin: Eastern North America

Location: Top of amphitheater knoll

Number in accession: 3

Note: 2018 all specimens remain healthy

overallbenefitsFRAM40Park or other vacan

This 40 inch White ash provides overall benefits of:

$96 every year. 

Due to susceptibility to emerald ash borer (EAB), white ash is not recommended for planting anywhere in this region and usually requires removal and/or replacement. White ash, a native woodland tree found throughout the Midwest, had been used extensively as a shade and street tree.  Check with your state for quarantine restrictions.

Tree or Plant Type: Tree
        Foliage: Deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)
        Native Locale: North America
        Size Range: Large tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height: 50-80 feet
Mature Width: 50-80 feet
        Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily)
        Hardiness Zones: Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5 , Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
        Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained soil
        Acid Soils: Intolerant
        Alkaline Soils: Tolerant
        Salt Spray: Tolerant
        Soil Salt: Tolerant
        Drought Conditions: Intolerant
        Poor Drainage: Tolerant
        Planting Considerations: Weak wood and branch structure
        Ornamental Interest: Fall color, Persistent fruit/seeds
        Season of Interest: Mid fall, Late fall
        Flower Color & Fragrance: Inconspicuous
        Shape or Form: Round
        Growth Rate: Moderate
        Transplants Well: Yes
        Wildlife: Game birds, Insect pollinators, Mammals, Migrant birds, Sapsuckers, Songbird

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