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Fraxinus profunda

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
FRAK-si-nus pro-FUN-duh
Description

Fraxinus profunda's twigs stout, fuzzy, light gray-brown, leaf scar oval (not deeply notched).

Its species are dioecious.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#cpp#NC native#Braham Arboretum
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#cpp#NC native#Braham Arboretum
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Fraxinus
    Species:
    profunda
    Family:
    Oleaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Northern Central & Eastern U.S.A
    Distribution:
    Eastern U.S. and Canada
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Texture:
    Coarse
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Occasionally Wet
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Samara
    Fruit Length:
    1-3 inches
    Fruit Width:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    One-winged, flattened samara, 2 to 3 inches long, 1/2 inch wide, wing extends nearly to base, wider than green or white ash.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Green
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Description:
    Flower buds are brown and scruffy. Flowers in clusters
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Leathery
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    > 6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    0-18 in. opposite, compound leaves with 7-9 leaflets; dark green and leathery; bronze red to bronze purple fall color.
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Light Brown
    Light Gray
    Surface/Attachment:
    Ridges
    Bark Description:
    Barks are light gray-brown and have interlacing ridges to nearly blocky.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No