Fraxinus Ornus (Flowering Ash) 'Louisa Lady'
|Species||:||Fraxinus Ornus Louisa Lady|
|Common Name(s)||:||Flowering Ash|
|Seasons of Interest||:||Spring Interest,Autumn Interest|
|Tree Features||:||Autumn Colour,White Flower|
|Mature Size||:||Medium to Large (15-20m)|
|Soil Type||:||Chalk Soil,Clay Soil|
|Tree Type||:||Deciduous Broad Leaf|
|Soil Type||:||Alkaline Soil,Dry Soil|
|Tree uses||:||Avenue Trees,Parkland Trees|
This cultivar of the Flowering Ash gives spectacular autumn colour - much richer than that of the species.
This cultivar of the Flowering Ash gives spectacular autumn colour – much richer than that of the species.
Fraxinus ornus varieties represent a far better bet that Fraxinus Raywood in that they are stronger in structure and Louisa Lady even matches the autumn colour display.
A medium to large cultivar which has a uniformly broad pyramidal crown when mature that produces a mass of fragrant, creamy white flowers in spring.
It thrives best on drier, calcareous and sandy, loamy soils.
Best suited for large gardens, verges and central reservations.
Mature height: 15-20m