European ash - Oleaceae Fraxinus excelsior

Taxonomy

FamilyOleaceae
GenusFraxinus
Speciesexcelsior
Common NameEuropean ash
iTree CodeFREX

Plant Form

FormTree, broad-spreading
Height80 feet
Spread90 feet
DeciduousYes

Identification Description

Foliagedark green, opposite, 10 to 12" long, 7 to 11 leafletsLeaf Type Information IconCompound - Pinnate
Needles0
Barkgray-ish brown
Budblack, egg shaped, pubescent, 2 to 3 pairs of opposite scalesBud Arrangement Information IconOpposite
Twigends curve upward, gray, glabrous
Flowerpolygamous
Fruitnarrow oblong samara, 1 inch long wing
Fall Colordull green or casual yellow

Site Characteristics

USDA Zones   info for zonespH LevelsSalt Tolerance
Min5aMin-99.0SoilUnknown
Max5bMax-99.0SprayUnknown

Shade ToleranceDrought ToleranceAllelopathy
UnknownUnknownUnknown

Species Status

Nebraska Native
U.S. Native
Region of OriginEurope and Asia