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 Green Ash

 Green ash trees were such a popular choice for hardy boulevard
trees in years past that a moratorium has been placed on planting
them on City property to help balance the tree inventory.

Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Marsh.

Zone 2

Description

Growth Rate: Moderate

Height: 12 m (40 ft)

Spread: 6 m (20 ft)

Life span: 50-90 years

Why Plant It?

  • Can survive in a wide variety of environments
  • Purchasing male clones ensures no messy seeds to deal with
  • Long-lived

Likes

  • Full sun
  • Moderate moisture

Dislikes

  • Heavily shaded sites

Insects

Western Ash Bark Beetle
Ash Plant Bug
Emerald Ash Borer**

Disease

Ash Yellows**

**Not yet present in Grande Prairie

Last updated: 9/3/2013 10:21:30 AM