SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL
Branches don't droop and resist breakage.
Native to Eastern Texas and Southern Oklahoma.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Additional Common Names
TEXAS ASH, MOUNTAIN ASH
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 30 - 40 feet.
Width: 25 - 35 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.
Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Green, Red or Orange, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. White. Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female reproductive parts (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Persistent, Pink Samara, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Borer.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Fire Resistance is Favorable.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Shade Tree, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Fraxinus texensis Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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