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Cimmaron Green Ash

Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Cimmeron

Fall Colors

Characteristics:
A tall, upright shade tree featuring excellent orange red fall color, which is very unusual for a green ash; a seedless variety, slightly less hardy than the species but a definite improvement in terms of its autumn performance.Cimmaron Green Ash has dark green foliage throughout the season. The compound leaves turn an outstanding brick red in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.

Growing Conditions:
Full sun. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for xeriscaping or the moisture-conserving landscape. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments.

Uses:
Nice symmetrical shade tree with brilliant fall color.

Height:
45' at maturity

Width:
25' at maturity

Shape:
Pyramidal to rounded

Flowers:
Inconspicuous.

Leaves:
The leaves are a fine, deep green in summer, becoming orange-red in fall.

Bark:
Ash gray to gray-brown with thin furrows.

Native to eastern North America. Ashes can be susceptible to diseases and insect issues.