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Glendale Public Library
Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Fraxinus uhdei 'Orange County'-
Orange County Shamel Ash

Evergreen to semi-evergreen tree native in Mexico which can grow into a large tree eventually 80' or more.  At maturity can also be 60' across.  5-9 glossy green leaves which in mild winters can be evergreen.  It can suffer some frost damage in cold winters in colder areas.  It is also subject to narrow crotches.  It is not resistent to Texas Root Rot but is to Oak Root Fungus.  Regular irrigation is best for this species.


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