Propagation Methods

Fraxinus excelsior
Ash, European Ash, Common Ash

Propagated with:

Cutting - hardwood, Seed


The seed is best harvested green - as soon as it is fully developed but before it has fully dried on the tree - and can then be sown immediately in a cold frame. It usually germinates in the spring. Stored seed requires a period of cold stratification and is best sown as soon as possible in a cold frame. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in a cold frame for their first couple of winters.



Cuttings of mature wood, placed in a sheltered outdoor bed in the winter, sometimes strike.

Air Layering:


Root Cuttings