Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' at Roath Mill 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'
mid July 2015

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' 3

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea'
early October 2015

Grid reference ST 19673 77999
Common name Golden ash
Origin Europe and Caucasus
Deciduous Yes
Status Wales Champion 2013
Height 20M March 2015
Girth 205cm March 2015
Reference 157

This tree is on the north bank of the brook about 40M upstream of the foot bridge.

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' bark

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' bark
March 2015

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' leaf

Fraxinus excelsior 'Jaspidea' leaf
mid May 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.