The green ash tree is a medium sized tree found throughout all but the far western regions of the U.S. and Canda, and grows to about 70 feet in height. As a ‘true’ species of ash (Fraxinus), green ash trees should be protected from potential emerald ash borer infestations.
- Alternate Common Name: None
- Average Height: Green ash is a medium sized tree, growing 70 feet in height.
- Average Width: No data
- Leaf Description: The green ash tree has pinnately compound leaves with 7-9 elliptically shaped leaflets that are elliptical in shape. Green and shiny from above and slightly hairy and lighter from below.
- Bark Description: Ashy gray in color, with ridges forming obvious diamonds.
- Twig Description: Stout to medium twigs with green brown color.
- Flowering: Female fowers appear loose, as moss attached to the tips of twigs, male flowers are in tighter clusters.
- Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed
- Comments: For additional help in identifying ash trees, see Ash Tree Identification