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PlantFiles: Champaign County American Ash
Fraxinus americana 'Champaign County'

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Family: Oleaceae (oh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fraxinus (FRAK-si-nus) (Info)
Species: americana (a-mer-ih-KAY-na) (Info)
Cultivar: Champaign County

Category:
Trees

Height:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Deciduous
Blue-Green

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral slyperso1 On Apr 26, 2008, slyperso1 from Richland, MI (Zone 5b) wrote:

Form/Habit: dense, strong central leader, heavy trunk, oval to rounded form with a denser crown than the species.
height of 45 feet and spread of 30 feet
Texture: Medium-fine
Fall Color: yellow to purple possible, not very showy
Fruit: not or little fruit
Foliage: lustrous dark green leaves

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Versailles, Kentucky
Cincinnati, Ohio



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