Green Vase Japanese Zelkova
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Fast, very vigorousMature Height - 60-70'Mature Width - 40-50'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Trimonoecious with male, bisexual, and female flowers in regular sequence on a short shoot; no showy, flowers in April with the leavesFruit - A small, kidney bean-shaped drupe, about ¼" across, ripening in fallLeaf - Fall Color - Orange-brown to bronze-redBark - In youth cherry-like, reddish brown, heavily lenticelled; in old age gray-brown, often exfoliating with a character not unlike that of Chinese ElmOther Features - Considered a replacement for the American Elm. Vase-shaped w/ upright arching branches; well suited to lawns, residential streets and parks. High quality timber, beautifully grained, used for furniture and in construction; extreme durability and strengthPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplants readily balled-and-burlapped; prefers moist, deep soil; pH adaptable; once established very wind and drought tolerant; young trees are susceptible to frost; prune in fall; displays reasonable pollution toleranceNative Habitat - Found in rich colluvial soils at the foot of mountains and along the banks of rivers and streams. Introduced about 1860's to America.Diseases and Insects - Susceptible to some of the problems which beset the elms; however, resistant to Dutch elm disease; shows good resistance to elm leaf beetle and Japanese beetleStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Zelkova.- Other plants of the family Ulmaceae.- Other plants of the genus Zelkova.- Other plants of the species Zelkova serrata.