European Ash

The European ash is a large deciduous tree that is dark green in the summer and through fall. It grows rapidly and is popular for shade and timber. You can find the European ash just north of the East 72nd Street entrance.

  • Leaves

    Opposite, 8-14 inches long
  • Fruit

    Samara, 1-2 inches long, referred to as 'keys'
  • Flower

    Small, inconspicuous
  • Bark

    Smooth, gray

Where to find the European Ash