TREASURE TREES

#102 Pumpkin Ash (Fraxinus profunda)

This Pumpkin Ash has likely been treated for the Emerald Ash Borer, as Ash trees usually die within 3-5 years after initial infestation. It’s located to the right of the entrance to the A.G. Middle track, right next to Colony Road.

Statistics (1999)

  • Circumference (In.): 98"
  • Height (Ft.): 71'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 58'
  • Total Points: 184

More Information

  • Nominated By: Unknown
  • Year Added: 1999
  • Owned By: Mecklenburg County
  • Current condition: Good
  • Neighborhood: Myers Park
  • Property Type: Public School
  • Nearest Address: 1800 Runnymeade
  • Ecological Value: If a Pumpkin Ash is planted in an area with consistently wet soil, the trunk may swell at the base, resembling a pumpkin.
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