**NOTE: This species is not recommended for planting due to the approach of emerald ash borer to Alberta.**

Green ash trees were such a popular choice for hardy boulevard  trees in years past that a moratorium was placed on planting them on City property to help balance the tree inventory.  They now comprise approximately 10% of the city's trees.

Common Names: Green Ash, Red Ash, Downy Ash, Swamp Ash, Water Ash

Species Name: Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Why Plant It?: 
Not recommended due to the approach of emerald ash borer
Contact parks@cityofgp.com for recommended substitutes