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botanical name:
Ailanthus altissima
Ailanthus altissima © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Tree of Heaven
synonyms:  Ailanthus glandulosa
family:  Simaroubaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 25.00m
width: 15.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: green
fruit colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
description:
Stately large growing tree, can also be pruned hard back to encourage foliage effect. Very large pinnate leaves. Female trees have small clusters of yellowish-green flowers, later followed by bunches of bright red winged seeds. Tolerant of pollution and Honey Fungus. Fast growing.

cultivation:
Any soil in sun or part shade. Grows to about 7m. in 10 years.

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