SelecTree: Tree Detail
SUMMIT GREEN ASH
Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Summit'
Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL and Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR
Hardy at high elevations. Seedless.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Fraxinus lanceolata 'Summit'
Erect and requires ample growing space.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 30 - 50 feet.
Width: 30 - 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity Greater than 150 years.
Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, 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 Medium 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 'Summit' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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