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Ulmus americana

Also called White Elm


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More About Ulmus americana

  • Vase-shaped, broad, rounded crown
  • Non-showy, spring flowers become single, oval to rounded, winged seeds
  • Oval to elliptical, rough-textured, green leaves in the summer
  • Foliage turns a pale yellow in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

2

Height:

18-22 m

Spread:

13-20 m
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American Elm Growing and Maintenance Tips

A large, shade tree, proven excellent for large lawns and park settings. This cultivar is tolerant of urban conditions.


Ulmus americana Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Vase-shape
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Ulmus americana

Ulmus x 'Pioneer'

Ulmus x 'Pioneer'

Pioneer Elm

Ulmus x 'Homestead'

Ulmus x 'Homestead'

Homestead Elm