Prairie Dome® Ash -- Fraxinus pennsylvanica ‘Leeds’ (RFM-11)

Description

globose_growthyoung_oval_shaped_treeMale, seedless green ash cultivar with a moderate growth rate of 1.44 feet annually over a ten year period. Characterized by a very dense, distinctly oval form gradually becoming globose with age. Terminal dominance is not as strong as the ‘Wahpeton’ and ‘Rugby’ cultivars. Thick, leathery, glossy green foliage becomes dark green and semi-glossy as it hardens. Leaves are retained six to nine days later in autumn than the ‘Wahpeton’ and ‘Rugby’ cultivars, becoming a deep yellow. USDA hardiness zone 3. Prairie Dome® reaches semi-mature height of 30 to 36 feet in 20 to 30 years. Available in nursery trade.

Potential Uses or Applications

Nursery stock, shelter, shade, park, specimen, and boulevard tree

Development Stage

Plant material can be obtained from a licensed nursery subject to availability.

Patent Status

U.S. Trademark registered – Prairie Dome®

Licensing

This cultivar is available for non-exclusive licensing.

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