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Ulmus glabra 'Pendula'

Photo Courtesy of Sean James Consulting & Design

More About Ulmus glabra 'Pendula'

  • Rounded to flat-topped, horizontal branching at the trunk, weeps gently downward
  • Branching takes on a fish-bone effect
  • Broad, oval, dark green leaves turn yellow in the fall

Interesting Notes:

A great selection as an individual specimen tree in any landscape. The shorter, mature height makes it ideal for under overhead wires. 

Zone:

4

Height:

6-7 m

Spread:

6-7 m
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Weeping Elm Growing and Maintenance Tips

Weeping elm thrives in full sun and a moist to dry, well-drained soil.  Prune out older, inside branches to prevent overcrowding in the branching structure. 


Ulmus glabra 'Pendula' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Weeping

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

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