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Littleleaf Ash, Gregg Ash
Scientific Name: Fraxinus greggii A. Gray
Family: Oleaceae
Littleleaf Ash, Gregg Ash (Fraxinus greggii)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 7b-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 5 F (-15 C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part sun

Origin: Chihuahuan desert in Northeastern Mexico, Texas

Growth Habits: Large shrub or small tree, mostly evergreen, growing to 18 feet tall (5.4 m) and 15 feet wide (4.5 m)

Watering Needs: Drought tolerant when established, but looks better with some water in late spring and summer.

This Ash was named greggi for Josiah Gregg, an explorer.
Drawings by Shull (b.l.) U.S.D.A. Forest Service.

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