Tall, spreading tree, thick trunk
Full sun and moist soils
Nice replacement for the American Elm. Often admired for its mottled bark. Grows well in highly disturbed areas, abandon lots, and along roadsides.
Typical elm leaf, alternate, simple, broad elliptical and serrated.
Buds are sharply pointed, long, and brown
Mottled, exfoliating bark, orangish gray bark
Flowers in late summer or early fall.
Elliptic-ovate samara; the only elm that fruits in the fall.
Seed, cuttings, tissue culture.