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  • FLINDERSIA xanthoxyla (Yellow Ash)
  • FLINDERSIA xanthoxyla (Yellow Ash)

FLINDERSIA xanthoxyla (Yellow Ash)

A large growing, stately ornamental tree endemic to Eastern Australia. This species has a visually attractive foliage arrangement with whorls of pinnate leaves, terminal panicles of showy, creamy yellow flowers appear in late Spring followed by ‘Bush Baby’ woody capsules. It is also noted for its adaptability to a wide range of environments and soil types from black, cracking clays in the valleys to shaley, rocky soils on the higher grounds.  Also a sought after timber for feature timber floors and cabinetmaking.

HEIGHT AND SHAPE AT MATURITY
Large tree: 10 - 15 metres
Rounded shape

SPECIAL USES/FEATURES
As a street tree
As a specimen
As a shade tree
As a windbreak
Along Roadside
Is relatively fast growing
Has non-invasive roots

CONDITIONS
Suitable in full sun
Suitable in light shade
Suitable in medium shade
Suitable in most soils
Is tolerant of moderate frost
Is tolerant of pollution
Is tolerant of coastal exposure
Is tolerant of tropical heat