Tree Of Heaven Ailanthus altissima - Ailanthus glandulosa

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Botanical Name:

Ailanthus altissima clean seed







Common Name:

Tree Of Heaven

40-50 feet
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* A decidious Tree growing to 25m.
* In flower from Jul to August, and the seeds ripen from Sep to November. more...
* The bark is smooth and light grey, often becoming somewhat rougher with light tan fissures as the tree ages.
* All parts of the plant have a distinguishing strong odour that is often likened to rotting peanuts or cashews.
* Due to the tree of heaven's weedy habit, landowners and other organisations often resort to various methods of control in order to keep its populations in check. more...