name botanical:Fraxinus velutina
other name:Arizona Ash
other name:Modesto Ash
family:Olive family (Oleaceae)
height:up to 12 m (39 ft)
The leaves of Arizona ash are 10-15 cm (3.9 – 5.9 in) long, odd-pinnate with 3-7 lanceolate leaflets. The upside and underside are often tomentose. The leaf margin is serrated.
fall foliage:bright yellow
The whitish-green bloom conditions are formed as lateral panicles, which sprout just before the leaves.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The branches are thin and light brown. The buds are dark brown.
bark:The bark is brown and longitudinally fissured.
soil:sandy to loamy, nutrient-rich, not too dry
ph value:slightly acidic to strongly alkaline
floodplains– and riverbank area