- Common Name(s):
- American elm
- New Harmony - disease resistant, Liberty, Valley Forge - disease resistant
- Native Plants, Trees
Native; beautiful growth habit, but Dutch Elm disease limits use; easy to transplant; fibrous root system
- 75-125 ft.
- Not showy
- Sun to partial shade; moist soil but will tolerate a wide range
- Medium to coarse
- Upright; spreading, arching. branches; variable form
- 60-120 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Moderate to rapid
- 3 to 6 in. alternate, simple, leathery leaves; rich yellow fall color
NCCES plant id: 2232