Scientific Name: Ailanthus altissima Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:tree of heaven Texture:Coarse
Family Name:SimaroubaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Invasive plant, Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):22 - 30m x 10 - 15m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Glandular hairs, Odd-pinnate, Elliptic, Lanceolate, Oblong, Ciliate, Dentate
Flowers: Panicle, (Floriferous), White, Green, Jun
Fruit: Samara, Red, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Shade tree, Specimen plant, Street (boulevard tree), Tall background
Key ID Features:Leaves compound, pinnate, to 50 cm long; leaflets ovate and have 2 small asymmetrical lobes at the base. Winter ID: leaf scar is larger than bud, bud is small and round.