Height: up to 80'; Spread: up to 50'
Deciduous; oval and upright crown.
Dark green, pinnately-compound leaves of 15" with 5-9 leaflets 2-4" long. Yellow to purple in fall.
Small, green flowers; not noticeable.
1.5-3" samaras that come in green, brown, or yellow.
Gray with ridges.
In general, 15-20 gallons per week for the first 2 years; 15-20 gallons twice a month for the 3rd year; as needed after 3 years (varies by soil, sun, and wind conditions).
- Tree Care:
Low. Early pruning to train a good shape; pruning needed less frequently with age.
Any soil, medium winds.
- Special Considerations:
Wind may cause leaf burn. Female trees produce seed litter. Subject to ash white fly.
- Notable Traits:
Native to eastern United States. Needs a large area to grow. Great shade tree in the summer.