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Genus of 5 species of deciduous trees occuring in woodland in China and from southeastern Asia to Australia.
Suitable for large gardens the plants are either male or female. Male flowers are unpleasantly scented and the pollen can cause an allergic reaction.
Controversially, the Tree of Heaven, because of its thick strong rootstock and ability to rapidly send up suckers has been recommended for banning by conservationists.
It also has the ability by emitting a chemical to prevent other species from growing nearby.
Deciduous - grown for striking foliage.
Tree - good specimen for large garden.
May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash. - pollen can cause an allergic reaction.
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none.
Place of origin - China, southeastern Asia to Australia.
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
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