Ulmus americana

American Elm

Garden(s):

Trees Shrubs

Type:

Tree

Height:

18-24 m (60-80 ft)

Spread:

12-21 m (40-70 ft)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Low, Moderate

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

May

Bloom Colour:

Red-Green

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Well-Drained, Adaptable

Notes:

Large street tree susceptible to wind damage. Only allowed to prune from Oct 1-March 31st due to Dutch Elm Disease. A smaller cultivar such as 'Brandon' would be better for smaller yards.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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