Tree Of Heaven

Tree Of Heaven

Tree Of Heaven Facts

Specific Name:   Ailanthus altissima
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; wide range of soil types; tolerates air pollution
Texture:   Medium to coarse
Form:   --
Height:   40 to 60
Weight:   15 to 30'
Leaf:   18 to 24" pinnately compound leaves; nonshowy fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Nonshowy yellow green flowers; female trees develop large drooping clusters of reddish brown winged seed
Comments:    Tough, weedy tree; will grow almost anywhere; reseeds; not native but has naturalized; spreads by suckers
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --