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Ulmus x 'Homestead'

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Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

More About Ulmus x 'Homestead'

  • Upright, pyramidal to 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 bleached yellow in the fall

Zone:

4

Height:

15-18 m

Spread:

9-12 m
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Homestead Elm Growing and Maintenance Tips

This medium-growing, shade tree, has notable, yellow, fall colour making it an excellent specimen for lawns or parks. This cultivar is resistant to Dutch elm disease and tolerant of urban conditions.


Ulmus x 'Homestead' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Rounded
Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Ulmus x 'Homestead'

Ulmus americana

Ulmus americana

American Elm

Ulmus x 'Pioneer'

Ulmus x 'Pioneer'

Pioneer Elm