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Fraxinus americana

Common Name(s): White ash
Family: Oleaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 90 to 270 (days)
Precipitation: 30 to 60 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -33° (F)
Soil pH: 5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: All; sandy to clay loam soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Intermediate
Illinois timber crop. Grown from northern Florida to New England. West to eastern Minnesota and south to eastern Texas. Does not tolerate flooding.
Pythium, Rust, Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Powdery Mildew
Environ. - ornamental, Environ. - shade/shelt, Material - wood


Geographical Origin:
North America
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