name botanical:Fraxinus texensis
other name:Mountain Ash
family:Olive family (Oleaceae)
height:about 10 m (33 ft) (33 ft)
The leaves of Texas ash are green, odd pinnate with 5-7 roundish leaflets and up to 20 cm (7.9 in) long. The leaf margin is serrated.
fall foliage:orange - rot
flowering:April - May
The flower is inconspicuous, purple and appear just before the leaf shoots.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The twigs are greenish and with lenticels. The buds are light brown.
bark:The bark is smooth and gray first, later cracked up furrowed.
location:Sun to half-shade
ph value:acidic to alkaline (kalkliebend)
single tree, planting in groups