tree heaven altissima

  • Invasive Tree Species in North America - thoughtco

    Tree-of-heaven (TOH) or Ailanthus altissima was introduced into the U.S. by a gardener in Philadelphia in 1784. The Asian tree was initially promoted as a host tree for silkmoth production. The tree rapidly spread because of an ability to grow quickly under adverse conditions. It also produces a poisonous chemical called "ailanthene" in TOH ...

  • Tree of Heaven: A Devil in Disguise — TechLine Invasive ...

    Tree-of-heaven (Ailanthus altissima), also called stinking sumac or Chinese sumac is naturalized throughout much of the United States.It was first introduced into the eastern United States in the late 1700s from China. Ease of establishment, rapid growth and absence of insect or disease problems resulted in tree of heaven being extensively planted in U.S. towns and cities during the 1800s.

  • Tree-of-Heaven Tree of Heaven; Ailanthus | MDC Discover Nature

    Tree-of-heaven is a fast-growing exotic that is common in urban areas. It is weedy and aggressive and should not be planted. It has 2-foot-long feather-compound leaves. .

  • Controlling Tree Of Heaven Weeds - Learn How To Kill Tree ...

    No plant had more varied common names than tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima). It is also called stink tree, stinking sumac and stinking chun because of its unpleasant odor. So what is tree of heaven? It is an imported tree that develops very rapidly and displaces more desirable native trees. You ...