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Ulmus x 'Pioneer'

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Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

More About Ulmus x 'Pioneer'

  • Upright, rounded to spreading crown
  • Non-showy, spring flowers become single, oval to rounded, winged seeds
  • Oval to elliptical, rough-textured, glossy, green leaves in the summer
  • Foliage turns yellow in the fall

Zone:

4

Height:

15-18 m

Spread:

15-18 m
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Pioneer Elm Growing and Maintenance Tips

A vigorous growing, medium-sized, shade tree, with yellow, fall colour, excellent for large lawns and park settings. This cultivar is resistant to Dutch elm disease and is tolerant of urban conditions.


Ulmus x 'Pioneer' 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

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Ulmus x 'Pioneer'

Ulmus americana

Ulmus americana

American Elm

Ulmus x 'Homestead'

Ulmus x 'Homestead'

Homestead Elm