The Green Ash is a medium-sized deciduous tree reaching 45-75 ft. tall with a trunk up to 2 ft. in diameter. The tree's autumn color is an attractive golden-yellow, and the tree is usually the earliest to change color, sometimes being in autumn color as early as Labor Day. Very small flowers are produced in spring just before new leaves appear.
Green Ash is a species native to Eastern and Central North America and grows well in areas with heavy clay. While it grows naturally in flood plains, the Green Ash is a very resilient tree that is tolerant to drought becuase of its extensive root system. Green ash have an average life span of 100 to 120 years.