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Fraxinus excelsior 'Aurea' (Golden Ash)

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Plant description

fraxinus excelsior aurea golden ash 2

fraxinus aurea golden ash 1

Fraxinus excelsior 'Aurea' is a very popular deciduous tree for brillaint yellow foliage colour. It is a useful shade tree with a nice rounded shape, and makes a good specimen tree for larger gardens, parks and farms. It has pale lemon leaves in spring, pale green in summer and bright golden yellow in autumn. It has a spreading root system. Performs best in deep moist soils in cooler climates, but is tolerant of most conditions.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: not specified
Flowering season: summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 7 metres
Minimum height: 5 metres

Maximum width: 7 metres
Minimum width: 5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
High frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: wet, moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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