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Ulmus americana

Common Name(s):
American elm
Cultivar(s):
New Harmony - disease resistant, Liberty, Valley Forge - disease resistant
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Native; beautiful growth habit, but Dutch Elm disease limits use; easy to transplant; fibrous root system

Height:
75-125 ft.
Flower:
Not showy
Zones:
2-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist soil but will tolerate a wide range
Texture:
Medium to coarse
Form:
Upright; spreading, arching. branches; variable form
Width:
60-120 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate to rapid
Leaf:
3 to 6 in. alternate, simple, leathery leaves; rich yellow fall color
Tags:
native tree, deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2232

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Geneva Wirth, CC BY-NC-2.0
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Eli Sagor, CC BY-NC-2.0