Ulmus parvifolia – Chinese Elm
*height & width at maturity
FOLIAGE: Attractive small glossy green leaves change to yellow in Autumn and will hold on the softly arching branches until late Winter.
BARK: Peeling bark reveals attractive patches of yellows, greys and brown.
DESCRIPTION: The Chinese Elm is a large, hardy, semi-deciduous spreading tree growing to a height of 12 metres.
LANDSCAPE USES: Used for parks and street plantings and larger gardens.
TOLERANCES: Suitable to most soil conditions. Plant in well drained soil in full sun, mulch and water well.
TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.