Shamel Ash (Fraxinus Udhei):
The Shamel, or “Evergreen Ash,” is the fastest growing Ash variety and provides a large canopy and thick trunk with ample shade for Southern California and low-elevation desert landscapes. In fact, it can grow up to forty feet tall in just twenty years! This sun-loving, low maintenance tree is highly drought tolerant and requires little water once established. The perfect classic picnic tree, it is a top choice for homeowners and park systems alike.
Occasional watering once established
Average Landscape Size:
Large, classic shade tree with a 60-foot spread and 80-foot height.
Year-round full, broad leaf canopy