Valley Forge American Elm
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth 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.Mature Height - Mature Width - Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Fruit - Leaf - Leaves 4.2-4.6 inches long, 2.5-2.9 inches wideFall Color - yellow fall colorBark - Other Features - Possible Use - Urban and suburban settings, large recreation and industrial parks.Season Of Interest -
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 5-7Native Habitat - Diseases and Insects - Highest level of Dutch Elm Disease tolerance, tolerant to air pollution, drought and poor soil conditions.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
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.