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Zones: 3 to 9
Mature Height: 90 feet
Mature Spread: 50 to 80 feet
The American Ash is a handsome specimen with dark green leaves and dark grey bark with a ridged diamond pattern. Its leaves cascade a light shade that allows other plants to grow beneath the tree. Purple and yellow fall colors develop early and are quite stunning.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the American White Ash has a fast growth rate. It grows up to 90 feet in height and 50 to 80 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 3 to 9. It prefers full sun and deep, moist soil.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 12 hours
Stratification: Warm stratify for 30 days, cold stratify for 60 days
Germination: sow seed 3/8 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: Natural fall sowing in mulched beds
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 40 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.