SelecTree: Tree Detail
Fraxinus uhdei 'Sexton'
Resistant to oak root fungus. Susceptible to Texas root rot.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Additional Common Names
SEXTON ASH, SEXTON EVERGREEN ASH
Compact and Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.
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 Armillaria. 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." 1995-2018. Jun 24, 2018.
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