Common Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)

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Description

The Common Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) is a tall broadleaf tree with light, resilient and elastic wood, member of the olive family (Oleaceae).

Use

The Common Ash is largely used in forestry and as a park tree.

Storage

Its seeds are dry and are characterized with deep dormancy. Sowing is recommended in physiological maturity or cold stratification for 5-6 months with a one-month warm phase. Germination is high.

Seeds are stored in hermetically sealed containers for a period of 10 years. The recommended storage temperatures are from 0°С to -18°С depending on the length of storage.

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