Common Name: Black Ash

Species Name: Fraxinus nigra

**NOTE: Due to an outbreak of cottony psyllid in Grande Prairie, planting this tree is not recommended.**

 

Why Plant It?: 
Not recommended due to the presence of cottony psyllid and the approach of emerald ash borer
Contact parks@cityofgp.com for recommended substitutes
Some black ash varieties have been bred to have intensely yellow fall color.