More About Eucommia ulmoides
- Rounded, spreading crown, with broad, ascending branches
- Serrated, elliptic to ovate, glossy, dark green leaves
- Insignificant, greenish-brown flowers
- Female flowers give way to flattened, ash-like, winged seeds
- Bloom Time: Early spring
As the common name suggests, rubber can be made from the tree sap, but the extraction process is complicated and too costly for commercial application.
Hardy Rubber Tree Growing and Maintenance Tips
A good shade tree for parks, homes and street tree plantings. Best grown in full sun and avoid planting in wet areas.
Eucommia ulmoides Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeEarly Spring