Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase'

Green Vase Japanese Zelkova

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast, very vigorous
Mature 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 leaves
Fruit - A small, kidney bean-shaped drupe, about ¼" across, ripening in fall
Leaf -
Fall Color - Orange-brown to bronze-red
Bark - In youth cherry-like, reddish brown, heavily lenticelled; in old age gray-brown, often exfoliating with a character not unlike that of Chinese Elm
Other 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 strength
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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 tolerance
Native 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 beetle
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