Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' at St Mary's Gardens

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Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea'
March 2015

Grid reference ST 15535 80372
Common name Golden ash
Origin Europe and Caucasus
Deciduous Yes
Height 15M September 2015
Girth 148cm September 2016
Reference 491

This tree is in St Mary's Gardens, opposite the Fox and Hounds, in Old Church Road, Whitchurch.

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' bark

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' bark
September 2016

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' leaf

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' pinnate leaves
mid September 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.