Tree Of Heaven

Did you know? This tree is known to produce an unpleasant odor described as rancid peanut, used gym socks, and semen. It was once very popular in cultivation in both Europe and North America, but this popularity dropped, especially in the United States, due to the disagreeable odor of its blossoms and the weediness of its habit.
Common name : Tree Of Heaven
Scientific name : Ailanthus altissima
Family : Simaroubaceae
Category : Trees
Type of plant : Perennial
Full description for Ailanthus altissima not yet available.

Sowing & planting

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Flowering

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Caracteristics

Exposition
Water needs
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Frost-resistance High
Zone USDA 7a
Height 500 - 2000
pH 6 - 8

Plant my tree of heaven

Plant between October and the end of March but not during frost periods. Check that the desired location meets the requirements described in the description, and avoid working in soggy soil. Dig a hole two to three times as wide as the root ball of your tree. Handle the root ball carefully to keep it intact while you place it in the hole. Put your shrub to the correct height, and teplace the soil, respecting the order of the layers of possible - bottom layer to top. Tamp regularly. After planting, pour two watering cans at the bottom, then place a good layer of mulch.

Water my tree of heaven

Water often in the first weeks. Water potted plants at least once a week, as soon as the top soil dries. Ultimately, if it does not rain for a month, consider watering.

Unprop my tree of heaven

Your tree should be well rooted after two years, so remove the stake now that it is not needed anymore.

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