Botanical Name: Ulmus parvifolia
 Common Name: Evergreen Elm
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree

 

Height Range

25-40'

 

Flower Color

Green

 

Flower Season

Spring

 

Leaf Color

Dark Green

 

Bark Color

Grey

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full

 

Water

Medium

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Clay

 

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained, Dry

 

Soil pH

Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Japanese, Mediterranean, Ranch, Tropical, Woodland

 

Accenting Features

Silhouette, Specimen

 

Seasonal Interest

 

Location Uses

Background, Lawn, Parking Strip, Street Tree

 

Special Uses

Screen, Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Kathleen Moore

Photographer: Steve Jacobs

  • Description

  • Notes

Semievergreen tree will grow about 35' x 35' with an umbrellalike canopy. It has leathery, dark green leaves and nonshowy green flowers in the spring. Will drop its leaves breifly in the winter. Accepts lawn conditions. Attractive bark. Native to China.
Frost tolerant to 20 F.