Ulmus americana 'Valley Forge'

Valley Forge American Elm

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Once established, as much as 3' per year. 26' tall and 30' wide by 12 years. Classic American elm form: upright, arching, broadly vase-shaped with full, dense leaf canopy.
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Leaf - Leaves 4.2-4.6 inches long, 2.5-2.9 inches wide
Fall Color - yellow fall color
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Possible Use - Urban and suburban settings, large recreation and industrial parks.
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Adaptable to a wide variety of soil conditions. American elms tolerate deicing salts, drought, poor soil conditions, air pollution and range of pH's. Zones 5-7
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Diseases and Insects - Highest level of Dutch Elm Disease tolerance, tolerant to air pollution, drought and poor soil conditions.
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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Elm.
- Other plants of the family Ulmaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Ulmus.
- Other plants of the species Ulmus americana.