Hybrid Mutant Ash

Hybrid Weeping Ash - June - Right Back - 6565

Hybrid Weeping Ash – June – Right Back – 6565

Hybrid Mutant  Ash (Fraxinus excelsior). This is a hybrid of the Ash tree.  Ash trees have deciduous compound leaves, with the leaves composed of a long stem called a rachis to which the individual leaflets attach. Ash trees have great ornamental and commercial value, with the light but strong wood valued for such products as baseball bats, furniture and the handles of tools.



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Link: Wikipedia

Link: Google Images

Link: Kew Gardens

Link: Royal Horticultural Society

Link: Tree Council of Ireland: list of heritage trees by common name: scroll down to Ash

Link:Garden Plans Ireland Website: feature on Ash by James Kilkelly, gardener and journalist 

Link: Google Streetview

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