Lace Bark Elm Tree

Lace Bark Elm Tree

Lace Bark Elm Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Ulmus parvifolia
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist, well drained soil but tolerates poor soil
Texture:   Medium to fine
Form:   Rounded
Height:   40 to 50'
Weight:   40 to 50
Leaf:   .7 to 2.5" alternate, simple leaves; yellowish to reddish purple fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Not showy
Comments:    Bark sheds leaving irregular spots of orange, gray, green, brown; tough durable tree; easy to transplant; good street tree; resistant to Dutch elm disease and air pollution; great variability among seedlings
Habit:   Deciduous
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