American Elm

American Elm

Ulmus americana

$209.00$420.00

The most majestic of all shade trees. A picturesque vase shaped form. The ultimate street tree, forming an overhead arch. Very hardy and adaptable. Dark green foliage throughout the season turning to an outstanding yellow in fall.

TYPE Deciduous Tree SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 65 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 50 ft FLOWER No Flower
ZONE 2 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Ulmus americana
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Size:

Large size tree

Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Canopy:

Typically has a high canopy

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Seed Pods/Samaras:

Yellow samaras in fall on male varieties

Applications:

Great shade tree

Boulevard:

Primarily used as a boulevard tree

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Adaptable to both dry and moist conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Salt:

Able to handle environmental salt

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Local Bylaw: this tree may only be pruned between October 1st and March 31st

Additional information

Pot/ Wire Basket Size

#15 Pot, 50-55mm, 60-65mm

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