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SEXTON ASH
Fraxinus uhdei 'Sexton'

General Notes

Resistant to oak root fungus. Susceptible to Texas root rot.

Trees may be referred to as male or female.

Family: Oleaceae

Additional Common Names

SEXTON ASH, SEXTON EVERGREEN ASH

Tree Characteristics

Compact and Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.

Oval Shape.

Has Evergreen to Partly Deciduous foliage.

Height: 70 - 80 feet.

Width: 60 feet.

Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Glossy Medium to Dark Green, No Change, Evergreen to Partly Deciduous.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.

Yellow or Mostly Green Winged Seed, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.

Bark Light Gray, Fissured.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 9 and 12 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 10.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist to Dry Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Oak Root Fungus. Susceptible to Scales and White Fly, Root Rot, Sooty Mold and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium Weak

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Fire Resistance is Favorable.

Desirable Wildlife Plant.

Not Deer Palatable.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Fraxinus uhdei 'Sexton' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 23, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/fraxinus-uhdei-sexton >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.