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Ptelea trifoliata 'Aurea' (Golden stinking ash)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
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4m
Max height
4m
Max spread
20-50 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Ptelea trifoliata 'Aurea'

Other names

Golden stinking ash

Genus

Ptelea Ptelea

Variety or Cultivar

'Aurea' _ 'Aurea' has bright yellow young leaves turning yellow-green with age.


Ptelea trifoliata 'Aurea' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower is fragrant and bark and leaves are aromatic.

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-green in Summer

Foliage

Bright-yellow in Spring; 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, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Ptelea trifoliata 'Aurea' (Golden stinking ash) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in fertile well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Ptelea trifoliata 'Aurea'

Other names

Golden stinking ash

Genus

Ptelea Ptelea

Variety or Cultivar

'Aurea' _ 'Aurea' has bright yellow young leaves turning yellow-green with age.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower is fragrant and bark and leaves are aromatic.

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-green in Summer

Foliage

Bright-yellow in Spring; 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, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Ptelea trifoliata 'Aurea' (Golden stinking ash) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in fertile well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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