Fraxinus excelsior 'Golden Cloud'
Golden Cloud Ash
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf deciduous tree, rapid growing, 30-40 ft (9-12 m) high at maturity, compact, rounded top. New growth and branches are golden-yellow. Leaves opposite, pinnately compound, 7-11 leaflets, each 4-10 cm long, ovate lanceolate, margin finely serrate, light green; fall color golden-yellow. Seedless, no winged fruit formed.
- Sun or part shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5 US Plant Patent: PP02886, 1963, Spring Hill Nursery, Tipp City, Ohio. Some say similar to 'Jaspidea' or Golden Dessert™. Possibly no longer available.
- Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska, Minnesota.