European Ash

Scientific Name: Fraxinus excelsior
Genus: Fraxinus
Family: Oleaceae

European AshEuropean AshThis ash is native throughout Europe and into western Asia. It is deciduous and usually attains a height of about 50 feet. The compound leaves are green in the summer and drop off green or yellow in fall.

‘Diversifolia’ or ‘One-Leaved Ash’ – This deciduous tree is a cultivar of the European Ash. Unlike most ashes, it has a single rather than compound leaf.