Patmore Green Ash

Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Patmore'

Considered one of the best shade tree selections, Patmore has a very symmetrical, upright form, dark green, glossy foliage that becomes yellow in fall, is seedless and very easy to grow. Very adaptable for streets, lawns or parks.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical PronunciationFRAK-si-nus pen-sil-VAN-i-ka
LoreThe wood of ash trees is so hard it is the legendary choice in the Old World for carving handles and weapons.
Average Size at MaturityFast growing to 40 ft. tall with canopy half as wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous
Design IdeasExceptional shade tree in lawn or in ground, particularly wet sites. Makes a fine urban street tree in parkways and medians, but may be better in parks and open space where trees may root more freely without problem concrete damage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleRustic
Growth Habit5
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsAsh is an exceptional problem solver for wet sites with other plants that tolerate periodically saturated sites such as Loblolly Pine, (Pinus taeda), Swamp Jessamine, (Gelsemium rankinii), Dappled Willow, (Salix integra 'hakura Nishiki') and Summer Cascade River Birch, (Betula nigra 'Summer Cascade').

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: 2-9

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