Fraxinus angustifolia ‘Raywod’

Botanical Name: Fraxinus angustifolia ‘Raywood’

Phonetic: frax-i-nus an-Gust-i-foe-lee-uh

Common Name(s): Raywood Ash/Claret Ash

Family: Oleaceae
Origin: Mediterranean, north Africa
Plant Type: Tree
Persistence: Deciduous

Leaf Type: Pinnately compound 
Number of Leaflets: 9-13                                
Leaf Color: Dark green
Fall Color: Burgundy-red
Texture: Soft
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Flowers inconspicuous
Flower Color(s): Flowers inconspicuous

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 6-9
Climate Zone(s): 2-9, 14-24
Growth Rate: Fast (slow down when older)                                         
Height: 25-35 Feet
Spread: 20-25 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/2
Soil: Moist but well-drained
Pest: Generally pest free

Features: Tolerate cold and heat, prefers moisture, compact elegant habit, good fall color, strong branching habit, drops leaves all at once
Uses: Street tree, park tree, shade tree, greenbelt tree, residential tree, aggressive roots which can damage pavement and other plants

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