Golden Desert European Ash
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - MediumMature Height - 30'Mature Width - 20'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Dioecious, usually unisexual, apetalous, both sexes appearing in panicles before the leaves, calyx minute, campanulate, corolla absentFruit - Samara, 1-2" long body rounded in cross section; looks like a canoe paddleLeaf - Fall Color - GoldBark - Ash gray to gray-brown, furrowed into close diamond-shaped areas seperated by narrow interlacing ridges; on very old trees slightly scaly along the ridges.Other Features - Great ornamental despite a long list of pestsPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Easily transplanted, makes it's best growth on deep, moist, well drained soils, ph adaptable, full sun.Native Habitat - Nova Scotia to Minnesota, south to Florida and TexasDiseases and Insects - Leaf rust, leaf spots, cankers, dieback, ash borer, lilac leaf miner, lilac borer, carpenter worm, brown-headed ash sawfly, fall webworm, ash flower gall, oyster shell scale, and scurfy scale.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Ash.- Other plants of the family Oleaceae.- Other plants of the genus Fraxinus.- Other plants of the species Fraxinus excelsior.