Tree Of Heaven
Also known as
False Varnish Tree, Japan Varnish Tree, Tree Of The Gods, China-Sumac, Chinese Tree-Of-Heaven, Copal Tree, Stinktree, Varnishtree, Chinese Sumac, Ailanthus
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50 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Tree Of Heaven Overview
A. altissima is a stately, large, spreading tree, often suckering, with large pinnate leaves resembling an ash, sumac or walnut which are reddish in spring, and female trees have small clusters of yellowish-green flowers followed by red winged fruits. Fast growing.
Common problems with Tree Of Heaven
Generally pest and disease free.
How to propagate Tree Of Heaven
By suckers or root cuttings in the winter.
Other uses of Tree Of Heaven
Shade, ornamental, specimen with large bold leaves. Tolerates coastal conditions as well as polluted urban areas.
Deciduous (leaf dropping) trees often have amazing fall colour.Explore all