Hardy Rubber Tree

Hardy Rubber Tree

Hardy Rubber Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Eucommia ulmoides
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types; drought tolerant
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Elm like ascending branches; rounded to board spreading form; low branching
Height:   40 to 60
Weight:   40 to 60'
Leaf:   3 to 8" alternate, simple leaves; lustrous dark green; nonshowy fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Nonshowy flowers; 1 to 1.7" winged nuts
Comments:    Easy to transplant; adaptable tree; does not tolerate wet feet
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --