Fraxinus oxycarpa aurea – Golden Desert Ash
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Rounded shape and open canopy
FOLIAGE: Pale lemon-green spring growth turns to a brilliant golden foliage in summer.
FLOWERS: Inconspicuous flowers appear in winter when the tree is bare.
DESCRIPTION: A medium sized, very hardy tree with a rounded shape and open canopy. The Spring growth is a pale lemon-green colour, changing to brilliant golden foliage during the summer months. The branches of this ash are an attractive orange-yellow.
LANDSCAPE USES: Hardy tree suitable for street plantings.
TOLERANCES: Frost hardy, suitable to most climates, once established it is drought tolerant and also tolerant of pollution.
TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.