Patmore Green Ash
Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Patmore'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||FRAK-si-nus pen-sil-VAN-i-ka|
|Lore||The wood of ash trees is so hard it is the legendary choice in the Old World for carving handles and weapons.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing to 40 ft. tall with canopy half as wide.|
|Design Ideas||Exceptional 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.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Companion Plants||Ash 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