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Ulmus x hollandica 'Jacqueline Hillier'

Previously known as:

  • Ulmus × elegantissima
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ULM-us hol-LAN-dee-kuh
Description

Dutch Elm is a hybrid of Ulmus glabra and Ulmus minor.  It is a dwarf variety with tiny leaves that is often used by bonsai enthusiasts.  

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Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Jacqueline Hillier'
'Jacqueline Hillier'
Tags:
#small tree#bonsai#dwarf
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Jacqueline Hillier'
'Jacqueline Hillier'
Tags:
#small tree#bonsai#dwarf
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Ulmus
    Species:
    hollandica
    Family:
    Ulmaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Stem Cutting
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe, Turkey
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    Dutch Elm Disease
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Tree
    Habit/Form:
    Multi-trunked
    Rounded
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
  • Flowers:
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Insignificant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Late March
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Rough
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Hairs Present:
    Yes
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Small Space
    Landscape Theme:
    Asian Garden
    Design Feature:
    Small Tree
    Specimen
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Diseases