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Gregg Ash, Littleleaf Ash, Dogleg Ash, Escobilla, Barreta China, Fresno
Fraxinus greggii


Gregg ash is an outstanding small tree found on rocky limestone slopes and canyons and more prevalently in dry creek beds and washes in southern southwest Texas. Its distinctive, almost evergreen leaves have usually three, but up to seven small, rather leatherly leaflets about one inch long. The perfect male or female flowers can occur on different trees, the same tree, or even in the same cluster.

Plant Habit or Use: large shrub small tree

Exposure: sun

Flower Color:

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: samara

Height: to 20 ft.

Width: to 15 ft.

Plant Character: deciduous evergreen

Heat Tolerance: very high

Water Requirements: low

Soil Requirements: alkaline

USDA Hardiness Zone: 7

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