Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' at Roath Brook Gardens

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' 0

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea'
March 2015

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' 1

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea'
mid May 2015

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' 2

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea'
late August 2015

Grid reference ST 19485 78112
Common name Golden ash
Origin Europe and Caucasus
Deciduous Yes
Height 15M March 2015
Girth 210cm March 2015
Reference 70
Tree removed due to disease January 2018

This tree is by the railings, opposite Cressy Road, just a few yards from the foot bridge.

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' bark

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' bark
March 2015

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' leaf

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' leaf
mid June 2015

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.