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Ailanthus altissima

Common Name(s):
Tree of heaven
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Tough, weedy tree; will grow almost anywhere; reseeds; not native but has naturalized; spreads by suckers

Height:
40-60 ft.
Flower:
Non-showy yellow-green flowers; female trees develop large drooping clusters of reddish brown winged seed
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; wide range of soil types; tolerates air pollution
Texture:
Medium to coarse
Width:
15-30 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
18 to 24 in. pinnately compound leaves; non-showy fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1904

Ailanthus altissima Ailanthus altissima