Green Ash Trees are deciduous, medium-sized shade trees with an open, irregular crown reaching about 50 feet in height and is one of the most widely planted ornamental trees throughout the US and much of Canada. It is very popular due to its good form. Advantages include its tolerance of urban conditions, and its ease of transplanting.
Green Ash trees are comparatively easy to grow, and has been widely used for windbreaks in the west and Midwest. Plant green ash in the central rows of multi-row windbreaks. It can also be used for single-row windbreaks, although loss of lower branches with age reduces effectiveness.
Green ash is of moderate importance to wildlife. The winged seeds (samaras) are food eaten by a number of birds and mammals including wild turkey. A fast-growing shade tree used extensively as a border tree for an effective and dramatic looking border that can be established in three years from the time of planting.
Green ash is extensively planted as a street tree and ornamental tree. Trees can be purchased separately, however for best results we recommend using the survival pack.