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Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Marshall'

Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Marshall' Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Marshall' Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Marshall' Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Marshall' Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Marshall'

Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC and Finch Arboretum - Spokane, WA

General Notes

Cold hardy at high elevations. Seedless.

Trees may be referred to as male or female.

Family: Oleaceae


Fraxinus lanceolata 'Marshall'

Additional Common Names


Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a High Canopy.

Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 30 - 50 feet.

Width: 30 - 50 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity Greater than 150 years.

Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Dark Green, Golden or Yellow or Orange, Deciduous.

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


Bark Dark Gray, Fissured.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 6; A2, A3.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Wet to Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Beetle Borers, Scales and White Fly, Anthracnose, Root Rot, Rust, Sooty Mold and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium Strong.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Fire Resistance is Favorable.

Desirable Wildlife Plant.

Not Deer Palatable.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Marshall' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 9, 2020.
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