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Fraxinus excelsior 'Pendula' (Weeping ash)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
15m
Max height
8m
Max spread
20-50 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Fraxinus excelsior 'Pendula'

Other names

Weeping ash

Genus

Fraxinus Fraxinus

Variety or Cultivar

'Pendula' _ 'Pendula' is a dramatically weeping, mid-sized, deciduous tree with green leaves turning yellow in autumn.


Fraxinus excelsior 'Pendula' is: Deciduous

Tree shape

Rounded, Weeping

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-purple in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Grafting


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Where to grow

Fraxinus excelsior 'Pendula' (Weeping ash) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Foliage only, Coastal, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant in neutral or alkaline soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Fraxinus excelsior 'Pendula'

Other names

Weeping ash

Genus

Fraxinus Fraxinus

Variety or Cultivar

'Pendula' _ 'Pendula' is a dramatically weeping, mid-sized, deciduous tree with green leaves turning yellow in autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Tree shape

Rounded, Weeping

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-purple in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Grafting


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Fraxinus excelsior 'Pendula' (Weeping ash) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Foliage only, Coastal, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant in neutral or alkaline soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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