Ash Tree Gift

Fraxinux excelsior


The Ash Tree is renowned in British folklore for its protective and healing properties, particularly in child health. It is even said that newborn babies were given a spoonful of Ash tree sap to aid a healthy start in life. The Celts thought the Ash tree to be sacred and was strongly linked to positive enchantment. The straight grain of Ash Tree bark also made it a popular material for Druidic spears and wands. The Ash is the last tree to come into leaf in spring and the earliest to lose its leaves in autumn. Ash is a native tree and can grow to around 130ft (40m). Ash tree supplied is 20-60cm tall.

    • The Ash Tree is native throughout the British Isles, and can grow to a maximum size of 130ft (40m).
    • The Ash Tree is usually the last trees to come into leaf in spring and one of the earliest to lose its leaves in the autumn.
    • The Ash flourishes on a lime rich soil.
    • Wood from the Ash tree is extremely strong lending itself to a variety of purposes, especially handles for tools.
    • When dried, Ash wood burns with a clear blue flame making it a sought after commodity for winter fuel.

Product Details


Light Green, Dark Green
Plant Type
Deciduous (bare from Nov to April)
Leaves and Foliage
Ultimate Height
Large - 12m plus

Caring Information


Difficulty to Grow
Very Easy
Grow in Pot?
Ready to be planted into ground

Soil information

Best Soil?
Loam, Clay, Sand, Chalk
Soil Moisture
Moist but well drained

Perfect Location

Sun Position
South-facing, East-facing, North-facing, West-facing
Sun Strength
Full Sun
Perfect for growing in medium gardens, Ideal for people with large gardens

What's Included

How will it arrive?

Packaged in:
Pot gift wrapped in organza bag with ribbon
Supplied in:
unique Tree2mydoor branded triangle gift box
Delivered in:
plantable 100% natural coir pot


Send directly to your recipient. You choose when you want your gift delivered. You can add your own personal message that is printed in the accompanying greetings card. Up to 120 characters.

Greetings Card

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