09 May Fraxinus excelsior aurea Golden Ash
DESCRIPTION: A large deciduous spreading tree with a rounded crown of greenish-yellow leaves which turn a brilliant golden yellow during autumn. In winter, distinctive black buds contrast with the yellow branches.
USES: An ideal specimen tree for large lawns, gardens, street planting and parks.
POSITION: Best grown in a sunny position in well drained soil. Prefers cool winters.
CARE: Prune to shape when young if necessary.
PLANTING: Cultivate soil before planting. Dig hole twice the width of the container. Remove plant from container and place into the hole so the soil level is the same as the surrounding ground.