Ash, Marshall or Green Seedless
fFraxinus pennsylvanica 'Marshall'
Category: deciduous tree Size: medium
Mature Size: 50 - 60' by 25 - 30'
Zone: Down to 3 Growth Rate: moderate
Foliage: Compound leaves on a central stalk, leaflets turn lemon-yellow to told in fall.
Elevation (if known): To 8,500'
Water: Avoid overwatering, likes moderate water, but can adapt to dry sites.
Soil : Adapts to a wide variety. Likes well-drained, tolerates high ph, salt and low fertility. Adaptable to alkaline soils. and is heat and cold tolerant. Mostly pest and disease free.
Sun: Full sun
Comments: Needs regular prunning when young to develop good central trunk. Tends to develop a number of dominant upright trunks or multiple leaders if not pruned properly. Heat and cold tolerant. Mostly pest and disease free.
Warnings: Surface roots can develop and become a nuisance. Some problems with trees breaking apart.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to: Eastern United States
Known Locations: Many around town.
Information Sources: Rky Mtn Gardener's Guide; Little Valley Whole Sales Nursery: Salida, CO, Tree Guide; Alamosa Tree Board; S Group of State Foresters