Common Name: Texas Ash
Latin Name: Fraxinus texensis
Tree Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Rapid
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Salty soil or sea-spray, drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, reliable fall color
Features: Fall color is yellow, orange, and purple. Male trees are seedless.
Comments: Good long-lived shade tree. Prefers loamy, well-drained soils, but works on dry sites as well.
Problems: Borers can affect younger trees.

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