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Mexican Ash, Berlandier Ash, Plumero, Fresno
Fraxinus berlandieriana


Mexican ash is normally found in moist canyons and along streams and rivers of the Rio Grande Plains and southern Gulf Prairies. It is widely planted there, often marketed as "Arizona Ash," to the point of being overplanted, according to some authors. There is also an isolated population in Bastrop and Travis counties in the Edwards Plateau.

Plant Habit or Use: small tree medium tree

Exposure: sun

Flower Color: greenish

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: samara

Height: to 30 ft.

Width: to 25 ft.

Plant Character: deciduous

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: medium

Soil Requirements: adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 7

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