†Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' at Bute Park

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Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea'
mid November 2015

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Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea'
early June 2016

Grid reference ST 17836 76528
Common name Golden ash
Origin Europe and Caucasus
Deciduous Yes
Tag 1788
Height 36M November 2015
Girth 313cm November 2015
Reference 342

†This tree has a conspicuous graft, but has not shown the good autumn colour of 'Jaspidea'.

It is on the west edge of Southern woodland east, beside the path from the West Gate.

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' bark

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' bark
June 2016

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' leaf

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' pinnate leaves
early June 2016

General tree description

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' is a clone of the Common ash, Fraxinus excelsior, characterised by its long-lasting yellow autumn foliage. It is a medium-sized tree (up to 18 metres tall) with pinnate leaves. These are mid green in spring and summer, turning yellow in autumn, making the entire crown gold. In winter the young shoots show golden yellow.