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White Ash - Fraxinus americana, Fraxinus alba (latin)

Area of origin: North America. Introduced into Europe in 1723.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 30 m (98.4'), width up to 25m (82').
Foliage: Deciduous.
Soil Type: Rich and fresh.
Hardiness: Hardy to -32°C.
Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.

Properties and uses:
The autumn foliage of this tree of yellow, red or violet is spectacular, this and its rapid growth make it a beautiful tree for planting in rows or alone. It is also very effective when planted alongside waterways. The wood is traditionally used for making baseball bats.

List of Ash:
European Ash (Fraxinus excelsior), yellow foliage in autumn.
Flowering Ash (Fraxinus ornus), scented flowers, greeny white compact clusters in April and May.

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