Species: Fraxinus excelsior L.
Italian common noun: Frassino comune, Frassino maggiore
Family: Oleaceae
Natural shapesTrees DeciduosFull sunPartial shade
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151 - Legislative Decree no. 386

Origin: Europe, Minor Asia

Botanical characteristics: It is a large deciduous medium-growing tree usually up to 40 mt high, with a slender main trunk and regular expanded foliage. Bark is light grey with deep fissures. It has particular black gems. Leaves are pinnate and up to 30 cm long, composed of 9-13 lanceolate leaflets which are dark green on the upper side and lighter below, with serrated margins. In autumn they turn light yellow. Flowers are often unisexual but they can be hermaphrodites as well. Male flowers are yellow-red and gathered in clusters. Female ones are pale green.
Fruits are samaras gathered in clusters, with single lanceolate-linear wings. They are brown in fall and persist on the plant.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It can be found in northern and central Italy in forests up to 1500 meters. It grows in fertile, fresh and deep soils, but it adapts to other conditions. It has an high resistance to pollution and salinity.

Use: It is suitable for urban areas, tree-lined streets and parking lots, the afforestation of barren, abandoned, industrial areas and hillsides and mountains. In parks and gardens it is used as single exemplary or in woody gardens.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Vaso Ø 22 Vaso Ø 22
Vaso Ø 26 Vaso Ø 26
Zolla 200-250 cm
Zolla 250-300 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 300-350 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 350-400 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 400-450 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 450-500 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 550-600 cm
Zolla 6-8 cm
Zolla 8-10 cm
Zolla 12-14 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 14-16 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 16-18 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 18-20 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 20-25 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 25-30 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 30-35 cm