Japanese Zelkova Tree

Japanese Zelkova Tree

Japanese Zelkova Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Zelkova serrata
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Low branched, vase shape in youth; ascending branches with age
Height:   50 to 80
Weight:   40 to 50'
Leaf:   2 to 5" alternate, simple leaves; yellow, orangish brown, reddish purple fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Not showy
Comments:    Good shade tree; easy fall cleanup; tolerant of heat, drought, wind, and urban conditions; good replacement for American elm; easy to transplant; good street tree
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   [triangle.gif]