Green Ash, fraxinus pennsylvanica

Green Ash, fraxinus pennsylvanica
Item# DA-greenash
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Product Description

Inventory as of Feb. 1, 2018: 3000 Seeds

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - 50%; Where Harvested (location) - Nebraska

The Green Ash has a broad range and is native throughout the upper midwest. It is very commonly used in the landscape since its adaptability allow it to survive many sites including street plantings and in parking lots. It has a oval to round crown, becoming somewhat irregular and spreading with age. The medium green leaves are pinnately compound with 79 leaflets. Fall color is often nondescript but can become an attractive clear yellow under good conditions. Green Ash grow quite rapidly, especially when planted in a favorable site. It adapts well to a broad range of soil conditions. It's very drought tolerate and salt tolerate. Prefers full sun and is easily transplanted and rapidly becomes re-established. Needs to be pruned to improve form. The Green Ash can reach 40-60 feet in height and has a width of 30-50 feet. Hardy to zone 3.

Recommended Planting Instructions:

Scarification: Soak seeds in water for 48 hours, change water each day. Stratification: Cold stratify for 60 days or Warm stratify for 30 days. Germination: Sow seeds 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch seedbed, keep moist. Other: Fall sowing in mulched seedbeds is preferred to artificial staritification.