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Fraxinus cuspidata (Fragrant Ash, Flowering Ash)

Fraxinus cuspidata
Fragrant Ash, Flowering Ash

This attractive small tree is native across the Southwest and northern Mexico. In the spring, fragrant ash will be covered with clusters of white fragrant flowers. Trees will drop their leaves in the winter, but are quick to refoliate in the spring. It grows well in heavy soils, but prefers good drainage. Full sun, although at lower elevations it prefers a little afternoon shade.

Plant Type Native, Tree
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low, Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 7 (0° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Moderate, Slow
Height 15' - 20' (ft)
Spread 10' - 15' (ft)
Spacing 15' (ft)
Characteristics Fragrant, Fruit & Berries
Attracts Pollinators, Wildlife
Maintenance Average
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens
Tolerance Dry Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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