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Ulmus americana 'Valley Forge'

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More About Ulmus americana 'Valley Forge'

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

Zone:

5

Height:

18-21 m

Spread:

15-18 m
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Valley Forge Elm Growing and Maintenance Tips

A large, shade tree, excellent for large lawns or park settings. This cultivar is resistant to Dutch elm disease and tolerant of urban conditions, including drought conditions.


Ulmus americana 'Valley Forge' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Habit

Rounded
Tree form
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Ulmus americana 'Valley Forge'

Ulmus x 'Pioneer'

Ulmus x 'Pioneer'

Pioneer Elm