Autumn Purple Ash

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Enjoy fall color longer than any other deciduous tree.

The Autumn Purple Ash (Fraxinus americana, ‘Autumn Purple’) is an absolute winner for its fall color that lasts longer than any other deciduous tree. With a neat oval shape and medium height the Autumn Purple Ash is perfect for any yard.

The Autumn Purple Ash has an abundance of delightful, glossy, green leaves in the summer. It is a fast growing tree and a fantastic choice for a shade tree.

In the fall you will be stunned by the Autumn Purple Ash’s breathtaking display.  The color starts before all the other trees in your area and continues long after.

The leaves start the season a brilliant red and deepen to a distinctive purple color. Their purple color appears more intense against the inner golden and purple leaves. Even in the late winter the Autumn Purple Ash adds color to your yard with its dark, crimson, red buds.

Experts recommend planting these in a group to truly experience the spectacular color display. it is also a highly desirable shade tree for commercial purposes like parking lots and highway medians.

The Autumn Purple Ash does well in most soils, hot and cold climates, and can even withstand very moist conditions.

If you are looking for a fast growing shade tree that provides incredible fall color the Autumn Purple Ash is for you.

*  Fast Growing
*  Low Maintenance
*  Beautiful seasonal color


Autumn Purple Ash Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-9
Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Fraxinus americana, 'Autumn Purple'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 50 - 70 feet
Mature Spread 35 - 50 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Fast
Fall Color Burgundy / Purple