The Tree of heaven comes from Asia but is quite often represented in Europe. The seeds and bark are poisonous and can cause allergic reactions in sensitive people.
The tree of heaven belongs in the warmer regions of Europe to the invasive trees. It often crowded out other species, as it is very vigorous and forms a large and aggressive root system. The roots can also cause great damage to roads, sewers and buildings. A tree of heaven can be removed only sustainable if the entire root system is removed.
The leaves of Tree of heaven are odd- or even-pinnately compound with 9 to 41 leaflets. The leaflets are 5 - 18 cm (2.0 – 7.1 in) long. The leaf margin of the leaflets is smooth.
The greenish flowers are arranged as panicles. The fragrance of the flowers is unpleasant.
The samara are orange red.
The branches are brown to greenish yellow.
single tree, parks, urban green, pioneer plant
The Tree of heaven is one of the invasive trees in the warmer regions of Europe. It often displaces other tree species there, as he is very vigorous and forms a large and aggressive root system. The roots can also cause great damage to roads, sewers and structures. A Tree of heaven can only be removed sustainably, even if the entire root system is removed.