Chinese Evergreen Elm
Origin: Korea & Japan
Semi-deciduous, broad leaf tree. Fast growth rate, 30 - 50' in height,
equal or greater spread. Oval spreading to weeping shape.
Simple leaf. pinnate venation, alternate arrangement. Elliptic to
lanceolate, finely serrated margins. Glabrous surface texture, acute tips.
2 - 3" long, 1/2 - 3/4" wide. Glossy bright green above paler beneath.
Samaras, tan 1/4". Late Summer to Fall.
May be single stemmed or multi-stemmed.
Older trees have deciduous bark that shed in
irregular patches ranging in color from gray to green to golden brown.
Full sun, wind, heat and cold;
Hardiness: Sunset zones: 8, 9, 11 - 24.
Any, well drained.
Low water needs to supplemental water during dry season.
To shorten long pendulous branches.
Accent, background, barrier, right of way, screen, shade,
specimen, and windbreak.
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