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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
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.

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

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