Fraxinus ornus

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Manna Ash


  • Dark green foliage on a rounded tree head.
  • Masses of sweetly fragrant white flowers in spring.
  • A mixture of burgundy and yellow autumn colours.


  • Street tree.
  • Shade tree in medium garden.
  • Sap harvested for medicinal uses.

Growing Conditions

  • Very frost hardy.
  • Moderately coastal¬† and wind hardy.
  • Will grow in most soils (including very dry)but avoid swampy conditions.


Height Width
5 year old tree 2.5m 1.5m
10 year old tree 4.0m 2.5m
Country of Origin:   Southern Europe to West Asia

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