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Fraxinus texensis - (A.Gray.)Sarg.
                 
Common Name Texas White Ash
Family Oleaceae
USDA hardiness 5-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats High, dry limestone bluffs and ridges[82].
Range Southern N. America - Texas.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Well drained soil Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary
Bloom Color: Green. Main Bloom Time: Early spring, Late spring, Mid spring. Form: Oval, Upright or erect.

Fraxinus texensis Texas White Ash


Fraxinus texensis Texas White Ash
   
Physical Characteristics
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Fraxinus texensis is a deciduous Tree growing to 12 m (39ft) by 10 m (32ft) at a fast rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 6. It is in flower from Apr to May, and the seeds ripen in September. The flowers are dioecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but only one sex is to be found on any one plant so both male and female plants must be grown if seed is required) and are pollinated by Wind.The plant is not self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline soils.
It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers dry or moist soil. The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure.
It can tolerate atmospheric pollution.

Synonyms

Habitats
Woodland Garden Canopy;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
Fuel;  Wood.

Wood - heavy, hard, strong. It is occasionally used for flooring and is valued as a fuel[82].
Cultivation details
Landscape Uses:Firewood, Pollard, Street tree. Prefers a deep loamy soil, even if it is on the heavy side[1, 200]. Most members of this genus are gross feeders and require a rich soil[200]. Succeeds in exposed positions[200] and in dry alkaline soils[11, 200]. Tolerates atmospheric pollution[200]. Young plants tolerate forest shade[226]. This species is closely related to Fraxinus americana, and is possibly no more than a variety of that species[274]. Dioecious. Male and female plants must be grown if seed is required. Male trees usually flower heavily each year, but female trees only flower heavily every 2 - 3 years[229]. Special Features: North American native, Inconspicuous flowers or blooms.
Propagation
The seed is best harvested green - as soon as it is fully developed but before it has fully dried on the tree - and can then be sown immediately in a cold frame[80]. It usually germinates in the spring[80]. Stored seed requires a period of cold stratification and is best sown as soon as possible in a cold frame[200]. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in a cold frame for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions or a nursery bed in late spring or early summer of the following year. If you have sufficient seed then it is possible to sow it directly into an outdoor seedbed, preferably in the autumn. Grow the seedlings on in the seedbed for 2 years before transplanting either to their permanent positions or to nursery beds.
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Fraxinus americanaWhite Ash12
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Fraxinus bungeanaXiao Ye Qin02
Fraxinus chinensis rhynchophyllaHua Qu Liu02
Fraxinus excelsiorAsh, European ash, Common Ash22
Fraxinus floribundaHimalayan Ash22
Fraxinus hookeri 00
Fraxinus latifoliaOregon Ash01
Fraxinus longicuspis 01
Fraxinus nigraBlack Ash01
Fraxinus ornusManna Ash, Flowering ash33
Fraxinus pennsylvanicaRed Ash, Green ash, Water Ash11
Fraxinus quadrangulataBlue Ash00
Fraxinus sieboldianaAsh00
Fraxinus velutinaArizona Ash, Velvet ash, Modesto Ash, Fantex Ash00
Fraxinus xanthoxyloides 00
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