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19/05/2013 at 16:38

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/23826.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/23828.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 my sis in law has this growing in her garden I think it looks like ailanthus altissima tree of heaven but not sure, can anyone help me out 

19/05/2013 at 17:33

Please can you add a good close up of a leaflet where it is attached to the midrib.

I hope it is not as Ailianthus is a shocker for sending out sucker.

It is not the right tree for a small garden.

Thanks

 

see link... one tree dozens of suckers...

http://keyserver.lucidcentral.org/weeds/data/03030800-0b07-490a-8d04-0605030c0f01/media/Html/Ailanthus_altissima.htm

Please check the leaflets for tiny pimples... these are glands that each leaflet has.. see pic...

 

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=ailanthus+altissima+l+gland&hl=en&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=dwCZUZ2KJ8OL4ATxxoHQBA&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1920&bih=967#hl=en&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=ailanthus+altissima++gland&oq=ailanthus+altissima++gland&gs_l=img.12...0.0.1.4400.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0..0.0...0.0...1c..14.img.fmZtik2HEpY&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.46751780,d.d2k&fp=5628b6001496fbf7&biw=1920&bih=967&imgrc=a30bKzqvSysA0M%3A%3BJSupVZj_MDQltM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fi301.photobucket.com%252Falbums%252Fnn49%252FSilversurfer100%252FAILANTHUSALTISSIMA23-08-200708-54-1.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fmygarden.rhs.org.uk%252Fforums%252Fp%252F24144%252F47279.aspx%3B1024%3B768

 

http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=ailanthus+altissima+gland&rls=com.microsoft:en-US&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=sP-YUfXMHoWq4ASbtoGwCA&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=978&bih=411#imgrc=a30bKzqvSysA0M%3A%3BJSupVZj_MDQltM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fi301.photobucket.com%252Falbums%252Fnn49%252FSilversurfer100%252FAILANTHUSALTISSIMA23-08-200708-54-1.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fmygarden.rhs.org.uk%252Fforums%252Fp%252F24144%252F47279.aspx%3B1024%3B768

 

 

 

19/05/2013 at 21:06

I am pretty sure its a variety of sorbus. Leaves are very like sorbus Joseph Rock but you will know better when the berries ripen. 

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