Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' at Trelai Park

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Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea'
late September 2017

Grid reference ST 14751 76478
Common name Golden ash
Origin Europe and Caucasus
Deciduous Yes
Status Wales Champion 2017
Planted After 1956, before 1970
Height 13.5M September 2017
Girth 210cm September 2017
Reference 532

This tree is beside the path which passes between the bowling green and all weather playing surface.

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' bark

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' bark
late September 2017

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' foliage

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' autumn foliage
late September 2017

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' leaf

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' leaves & buds
late September 2017

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.