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Majestic Beauty® Evergreen Ash

Fraxinus uhdei 'Monus'

This beautiful seedless variety stays more evergreen than other ashes and has exceptionally large, glossy leaves. A low-maintenance and pest-free shade tree that is perfect for yard or street plantings.
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Full sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical PronunciationFRAK-si-nus you-DE-i
LoreIts wood is exceptionally hard and became the traditional material for axe handles.
Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 35 to 40 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous
Design IdeasTry as a street tree, in the front yard, lined up in a windrow or as a single accent to shade a hot side of the house. Because its shape is more narrow and upright, this Ash is important for shade in dense housing developments.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateFast
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsPlant this Ash with some of the showier large trees such as Jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia), Mimosa Tree (Albizia julibrissin 'Rosea') or Golden Rain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata). Makes a good background accent for the smaller Newport Purple Leaf Plum (Prunus cerasifera 'Newport').

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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