Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Summit')

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Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

young tree in autumn

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Location: Newtown Square, PennsylvaniaDate: 2010-10-19young tree in autumn
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Location: Newtown Square, PennsylvaniaDate: 2010-10-19fall foliage
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Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Dec 17, 2017 6:01 PM

'Summit' is the second most common cultivar planted of Green Ash after 'Marshall's Seedless.' It grows with a straight central leader and very upright when young, then matures to an ovate form. It gets a really good yellow fall color. It is a male cultivar without seed production like most of the others.

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