SelecTree: Tree Detail
AUTUMN APPLAUSE WHITE ASH
Fraxinus americana 'Autumn Applause'
Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL
This is a seedless variety.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 80 feet.
Width: 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity Greater than 150 years.
Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Dark Green, Purple, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Bark Dark Gray or Light Gray, Fissured.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 1 - 11 and 14 - 17.
USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Scales and White Fly, Anthracnose and Sooty Mold.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium Strong.
Root Damage Potential Rated as High.
None Known Health Hazard.
Fire Resistance is Favorable.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Fraxinus americana 'Autumn Applause' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 21, 2018.
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