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Common Name:
American Elm
Type:
Tree
Family:
ULMACEAE
Genus:
Ulmus
Species:
americana
Cultivar:
American Elm
Hardiness Zone:
3
Height:
13-15 ft.
Spread:
7-10 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Growth Habit:
Spreading
Light Needs:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
Moderate
Drought Tolerance:
Moderate
Flowers:
N
Flower Color:
None
Foliage Color:
Green
Comments:
  Plant Characteristics
  Shadetree: Grows into a full shade tree
  Specimen: Grows well as a focal point or standing alone in the landscape
  Street Tree: Grows well around concrete and paved areas
  Deer Resist: Deer will not eat or disturb these plants
  Attractive Bark: Bark has showy color or texture
  Dramatic Foliage: Foliage has showy texture, color, form, or shape
  Fall Color: Foliage changes color throughout the year
  Waterwise: Tolerates little to no watering once established
  Year Round: Is an evergreen and not deciduous; retains foliage year round