Height: 30-40'; Spread: 20'
Deciduous; oval and upright; moderate canopy.
Dark green, serrated, pinnate leaves, with paired leaflets 1" long. Fall foliage is purple-red; tree is bare November-February.
Insignificant flowers, rarely seen.
Seedless; this variety lacks the winged seeds typical of ashes, and produces little sidewalk litter.
Smooth, light brown bark.
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.
Drought, any soil, extreme temperatures.
- Special Considerations:
Prefers sun and performs best in the warmer microclimates. Does not tolerate constant wind or fog.
- Notable Traits:
Native to South Europe, Western Asia. Fine, delicate-looking tree.