DESCRIPTION: Considered to be the hardiest, seedless green ash. Excellent shade tree for smaller sites due to its very upright, compact, narrow form. Shiny green foliage turns yellow in fall....
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DESCRIPTION: Considered to be the hardiest, seedless green ash. Excellent shade tree for smaller sites due to its very upright, compact, narrow form. Shiny green foliage turns yellow in fall. Manitoba introduction. Adapts, but prefers a moist, well-drained soil.

BOTANICAL NAME: Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Durwinky'
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 15 Meters
AVERAGE SPREAD: 6-8 Meters
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun
FLOWER COLOUR: Insignificant
FLOWERING TIME: Spring
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Green
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 2 ( Should survive upto -42.7° Celcius )
WATER NEEDS: Average - Drought tolerant
OTHER FEATURES: Fall colour

Ornamental Features

Trojan Green Ash has green foliage throughout the season. The compound leaves turn an outstanding yellow in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Trojan Green Ash is a deciduous tree with a shapely oval form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Messy
  • Insects

Trojan Green Ash is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Shade
  • Windbreaks and Shelterbelts

Planting & Growing

Green Ash will grow to be about 50 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 20-26 feet. It has a high canopy with a typical clearance of 5-7 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. As it matures, the lower branches of this tree can be strategically removed to create a high enough canopy to support unobstructed human traffic underneath. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 70 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for xeriscaping or the moisture-conserving landscape. It is not particular as to soil type or pH, and is able to handle environmental salt. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This species is native to parts of North America.

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