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Ulmus x 'Frontier'

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Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

More About Ulmus x 'Frontier'

  • Upright, pyramidal to oval crown, with pendulous branch tips
  • Leaves are reddish when young, turning green in the summer
  • Foliage turns yellow to red-purple in the fall

Interesting Notes:

A hybrid of U. carpinifolia and U. parvifolia.

Zone:

5

Height:

10-12 m

Spread:

7-9 m
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Frontier Elm Growing and Maintenance Tips

This medium to fast grower has a smaller, mature size, making it suitable for planting in a landscape where size is an issue, and under overhead, power lines.


Ulmus x 'Frontier' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Oval
Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
Red
Yellow
Purple

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Ulmus x 'Frontier'