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American Elm

Ulmus americana

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Description

Family:
Ulmaceae

Foliage: 
n/a

Native Locale:
Newfoundland to Florida, west to foot of the rockies

Mature Height:
60 to 80 feet

Mature Width:
30 to 60 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 3 to 9

Soil Preference:
Prefers rich, moist soils, but grows well in a variety of conditions

Growth Habit:
Three distinct habits are recognized and include the vase-shaped form in which the trunk divides into several erect limbs strong arched above and terminating in numerous slender often pendulous branchlets

Rate of Growth:
Medium to Fast, 10 to 12' in 5 years

Disease and Insect:
Subject to many pests

Landscape Value: 
n/a

Additional Notes:
n/a

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