Water Needs

Light Needs

Common Name

Arizona Ash

Scientific Name

Fraxinus velutina

Botanical Pronunciation

FRACK-sih-nus vell-LOO-tih-nuh

Plant Type

Shade Trees

Deciduous / Evergreen


Special Features

Native to Utah


Spring, Whitish-green blossoms, Blooms just before the leaves

Growth Habit


Growth Rate


Average Landscape Size

60' x 40'

Landscape Uses

Shade Tree

Care Information

Grows native in canyons and washes in Southern Utah. Useful shade tree where summers are long, hot, and dry, and soils are alkaline

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USDA Hardiness Zone

-10° F, Zone 6a

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