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Raywood Ash

Raywood Ash

Mature Height :

30 to 40 '

Mature Spread :

20' to 25'

Mature Form :

Oval Upright

Growth Rate :


Sun Exposure :

Full Sun

Soil Moisture :


Soil Type :

All Soil Types

Flower Color :


Foliage Color :

Dark Green

Fall Color :

Purple red

Zone :


About the Raywood Ash:

The Raywood is: Deciduous; oval and upright; with a moderate canopy.  It is: a Large tree that grows up: (Height: 30-40'; Spread: 20'). It is fast growing.  The foliage is dark green with serrated, pinnate leaves, with paired leaflets 1" long. Fall foliage is purple-red; tree is bare November-February.  This ash is seedless; this variety lacks the winged seeds typical of ashes, and produces little sidewalk litter. Its bark is smooth, light brown.  The watering needs: are 15-20 gallons per week for the first 2 years; 15-20 gallons twice a month for the 3rd year; as needed after 3 years (varies by soil, sun, and wind conditions).  This ash needs pruning in the first years to train a good shape; pruning needed less frequently with age.  The Raywood tolerates drought, any soil and extreme temperatures.

Special Considerations: Prefers sun and performs best in warmer areas.  . This ash does not tolerate constant wind or fog.

Notable Traits
: Native to South Europe, Western Asia. The Raywood is a fine, delicate-looking tree.