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American Mountain Ash

American Mountain Ash Basics

Grows LikeTree, Shrub
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACU, FAC+

American Mountain Ash Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit Seed ColorOrange
Fruit Seed ConspicuousYes
Growth FormSingle Stem
Growth RateModerate
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)30
Height Mature feet40
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

American Mountain Ash Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceLow
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days (Minimum)90
pH Minimum5.3
pH Maximum6.8
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)300
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)1200
Precipitation Minimum24
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)28
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)-38

American Mountain Ash Reproduction

Bloom PeriodEarly Summer
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceHigh
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesYes
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound160000
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

American Mountain Ash Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalHigh
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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American Mountain Ash

American Mountain Ash grows like a Tree, Shrub. American Mountain Ash is an Perennial. American Mountain Ash is Native to U.S.. American Mountain Ash has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACU, FAC+. Spring and Summer is when American Mountain Ash is actively growing. American Mountain Ash is not an allelopath. American Mountain Ash has a High C:N Ratio. American Mountain Ash has a coppice potential of No. American Mountain Ash is fall conspicuous. American Mountain Ash has a White colored flower. American Mountain Ash has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, American Mountain Ash has a Moderate foliage porosity. In the wintertime, American Mountain Ash has a Porous foliage porosity. American Mountain Ash has a Fine foliage texture. Seeds of American Mountain Ash are Orange. Seeds of American Mountain Ash are Yes conspicuous. American Mountain Ash grows as a Single Stem. The growth rate of American Mountain Ash is Moderate. The maximum height of American Mountain Ash at 20 years is 30 feet. The mature height of American Mountain Ash is 40 feet. The lifespan of American Mountain Ash is Moderate. The shape and orientation of American Mountain Ash is Erect. American Mountain Ash is adapted to coarse textured soils. American Mountain Ash is adapted to fine textured soils. American Mountain Ash is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of American Mountain Ash is Low. The CaCO3 tolerance of American Mountain Ash is Low. American Mountain Ash requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of American Mountain Ash is Low. American Mountain Ash requires a minimum of 90 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of American Mountain Ash is 5.3. The maximum pH of American Mountain Ash is 6.8. The minimum planting density per acre of American Mountain Ash is 300. The maximum planting density per acre of American Mountain Ash is 1200. The minimum Precipitation that American Mountain Ash requires is 24. The maximum Precipitation that American Mountain Ash can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of American Mountain Ash is 28 inches. The salininty tolerance of American Mountain Ash is None. The shade tolerance of American Mountain Ash is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of American Mountain Ash is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that American Mountain Ash requires is -38. The bloom period of American Mountain Ash is Early Summer. The commerical availability of American Mountain Ash is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of American Mountain Ash is High. The fruit seed period of American Mountain Ash begins Summer. The fruit seed period of American Mountain Ash ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of American Mountain Ash is Yes. American Mountain Ash is propagated by bare roots. American Mountain Ash is propagated by bulbs. American Mountain Ash is propagated by container. American Mountain Ash is not propagated by corms. American Mountain Ash is not propagated by cuttings. American Mountain Ash is propagated by seed. American Mountain Ash is not propagated by sod. American Mountain Ash is not propagated by sprig. American Mountain Ash is not propagated by tubers. American Mountain Ash can generally yield 160000 seeds per pound of seeds. American Mountain Ash has a Slow seed spread rate. American Mountain Ash has a Medium seedling vigor. American Mountain Ash has a Medium seedling vigor. American Mountain Ash does not have a small grain. American Mountain Ash has a None vegatative spread rate. American Mountain Ash does not have a berry/nut seed product. American Mountain Ash is not viable as a Christmas Tree. American Mountain Ash does not make a good fodder product. American Mountain Ash does not make a good fuel wood product. American Mountain Ash does not make a good lumber product. American Mountain Ash does not make a naval store product. American Mountain Ash is not palatable to browse animals. American Mountain Ash is not palatable to grazing animals. American Mountain Ash is not palatable to humans. American Mountain Ash does not make a pulpwood product. American Mountain Ash does not make a veneer product. American Mountain Ash is of the category, Dicot.
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