Good tree for a large yard or can be used as street tree due to tolerance to environmental conditions.
This handsome tree has great foliage, attractive bark and in general, interesting form and habit.
- Elm-like shade tree with slower growth
- Yellow-red-brown foliage in fall
- Drought and pollution tolerant
Interesting Notes about Japanese Zelkova:
A large tree that is both ornamental and useful for shade featuring attractive leaves that turn shades of yellow, copper, orange, red and purple in the fall. When the tree is more mature the peeling bark will display patches of orange which extends the interest into winter. Tree must be planted in an area where soil is well-drained and though it does tolerate drought, prefers moist soils.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Winter Interest
- Low Maintenance
- Mass Planting
- Disease Resistant
- Drought Tolerant
- Great Foliage
- Fall Color
- Full Sun
- Attracts Songbirds
Season of Interest (Foliage):
- Average Water