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Botanical Name:
Ulmus parvifolia
Common Name:
Chinese Elm
Description:
Briefly deciduous tree in cold climates, evergreen in milder climates. Grows with horizontally ascending branches, becoming an open, round-headed tree in maturity. Very small, glossy green leaves , which turn yellow before falling in winter. Attractive bark, exfoliating in irregular patches, revealing beautiful mottled colours of grey, green, orange and brown. Flowers in Autumn. Does well in almost any fertile soil with plenty of moisture, but will tolerate dry periods. Hardy and fast growing, approximately 90cm per year.
Tree categories:
Heritage tree
Autumn colour
Evergreen Tree
Flowering/Ornamental
Shade tree
Narrow spaces
Hedge & Screening
Driveways & Avenues
Street tree
Drought resistant
Coastal
Courtyard & Pots
Wind Hardy
Frost hardy
Full/part sun
Full shade
Water tolerant
Summer foliage color:
Growth rate:
Fast
Size:
Large
Max. Height:
15 Metres
Max. Canopy:
10 Metres
Climate:
Sub-tropical to cold
Soil:
Adaptable
Pruning:
Underpruning to allow access otherwise none required