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Useful Temperate Plants

Fraxinus lanuginosa

Koidz.

Oleaceae

+ Synonyms

Fraxinus sieboldiana pubescens Koidz.

Fraxinus sambucina pubescens (Koidz.) Nakai

Fraxinus sambucina velutina Nakai

Fraxinus sieboldiana serrata Nakai

Fraxinus sieboldiana koiei Koidz.

Common Name:

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General Information

Fraxinus lanuginosa is a deciduous tree with wide-spreading branches; it can grow from 5 - 15 metres tall[
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Title
New Trees
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Author
Grimshaw J.; Bayton R.; Wilks H.
Publisher
Kew Publishing; London
Year
2009
ISBN
1842461737
Description
Provides comprehensive botanical descriptions and horticultural commentary on over 800 tree species that have been introduced to cultivation in recent decades.
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The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and source of wood.
Fraxinus lanuginosa is highlighted as a threatened tree in Russia, however this is the edge of its distribution. In Japan, it is considered abundant and no know threats have been identified. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2018)[
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

E. Asia - Russian Far East (South Kuril Island), Japan

Habitat

A sub-canopy tree in mixed deciduous forests on slopes; at elevations from 700 - 1,800 metres[
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Title
New Trees
Publication
 
Author
Grimshaw J.; Bayton R.; Wilks H.
Publisher
Kew Publishing; London
Year
2009
ISBN
1842461737
Description
Provides comprehensive botanical descriptions and horticultural commentary on over 800 tree species that have been introduced to cultivation in recent decades.
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Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Medicinal Rating *
Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitDeciduous Tree
Height12.00 m
Growth RateSlow
PollinatorsBeetles, Flies, Bees, Wind
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Fraxinus lanuginosa is a moderately cold-hardy plant, able to tolerate temperatures down to around -20°c when fully dormant[
1212
Title
New Trees
Publication
 
Author
Grimshaw J.; Bayton R.; Wilks H.
Publisher
Kew Publishing; London
Year
2009
ISBN
1842461737
Description
Provides comprehensive botanical descriptions and horticultural commentary on over 800 tree species that have been introduced to cultivation in recent decades.
].

The plant can be quite slow-growing[
1212
Title
New Trees
Publication
 
Author
Grimshaw J.; Bayton R.; Wilks H.
Publisher
Kew Publishing; London
Year
2009
ISBN
1842461737
Description
Provides comprehensive botanical descriptions and horticultural commentary on over 800 tree species that have been introduced to cultivation in recent decades.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The bark is used for Traditional Chinese Medicine[
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Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
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Agroforestry Uses:

Fraxinus species in general are gross feeders with an extensive, fibrous root system, which makes transplanting easy, but means that other species will often not grow well if planted nearby, especially if they are shallow rooted[
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Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
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Other Uses

The wood is used to make baseball bats and electric guitars[
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Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
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Propagation

Seed -
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