- Botanical Name:Zelkova serrata
- Height:50 – 70 Feet
- Spacing:75 feet.
- Depth:Same as nursery. Plant so roots are below soil level.
- Spread:40 – 50 feet.
- Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Size:3-4′ Bareroot
- Zone:5 – 8.
- Form:Shade Tree.
- Flower Form:Insignificant.
- Soil Requirements:Well-drained, moist, fertile soil.
- Growth Rate:Moderate to rapid growth rate once established.
- Foliage:Elliptical shaped with toothed margins, 1 1/2 – 3 inches long, dark green color in Spring, showy Fall color is a mix of yellow, rust, bronze, dark red and purple.
- Comments:Gaining popularity as a replacement for the American Elm, since it is a good street tree and tolerates urban conditions well. Graceful and stately vase-shaped growth habit, rapid growth and establishment and showy Fall color.
Graceful vase-shaped shade tree has elliptical, dark green foliage. Displays showy fall mix of yellow, rust, bronze, dark red and purple. Attractive steel-gray bark exfoliates to expose orange shading beneath. Good street tree; tolerates urban conditions. Popular as a superior replacement for the American Elm. Grows rapidly to 50-75 ft. with 40- to 50-ft. spread. Zones 5-8.