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Ulmus parvifolia

Common Name(s):
Chinese elm, Lace bark elm
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Bark sheds leaving irregular spots of orange, gray, green, brown; tough, durable tree; easy to transplant; good street tree; resistant to Dutch elm disease and air pollution; great variability among seedlings

Height:
40-50 ft.
Flower:
Not showy
Zones:
4-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; moist, well drained soil but tolerates poor soil
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Rounded top; pendulous branches
Width:
40-50 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate to rapid
Leaf:
.7 to 2.5 in. alternate, simple leaves; yellowish to reddish purple fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2236

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