Ash

Ash

Observation - Ash - UK and Ireland. Description: Native tree of the British Isles it was prized in medieval times as it is the only timber that burns fiercely even when green.Male and female flowers emerge before the leaves and may be found on the same twig,on different twigs or often on different trees

Native tree of the British Isles it was prized in medieval times as it is the only timber that burns fiercely even when green.Male and female flowers emerge before the leaves and may be found on the same twig,on different twigs or often on different trees.The Anglo-Saxon word for Ash is aesc,which was also used to mean spear as it was used for spear shafts.