|Grid reference||ST 17836 76528|
|Common name||Golden ash|
|Origin||Europe and Caucasus|
|Height||36M November 2015|
|Girth||313cm November 2015|
†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.
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.