Flowering Ash Fraxinus ornus

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Fraxinus ornus

Family:

Oleaceae

Genus:

Fraxinus

Species:

ornus

Common Name:

Flowering Ash

Seeds Per Pound:
19,068
Quantity:
3.47 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
26
Germination:
63%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
97%
Height:
45-75 feet
Collection Locale:
Hungary
Crop Year:
2017
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 3.47 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
2.95
10 g
7.50
1 oz
10.95
1 lb
34.50
1 kg
58.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 12 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 30 days, cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed, can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination.
In a Nutshell:
* Fraxinus ornus ( Manna Ash or South European Flowering Ash ) is a species of Fraxinus native to southern Europe and southwestern Asia , from Spain and Italy north to Austria and the Czech Republic , and east through the Balkans , Turkey , and western Syria to the Lebanon .
* It is frequently grown as an ornamental tree in Europe north of its native range, grown for its decorative flowers (the species is also sometimes called "Flowering Ash"). more...
* With attractive, frilly white or pale yellow fragrant flowers in May; smooth gray beechy bark; leaves dark green; sap, known as manna, has been used as a mild laxative; native to southeast Europe, western Asia. Fall color not detailed. more...
* Manna - a sweetish exudate is obtained from the stems by incision. The quality is better from the upper stems. A mild sweet taste, its main use is as a mild and gentle laxative, though it is also used as a sweetener in sugar-free preparations and as an anti-caking agent. more...