Best used in a large yard or park.
Ulmus americana 'Valley Forge'
A fast-growing tree with excellent disease resistance and that makes a great shade tree for the landscape.
- Rapid growth can be unruly when young
- Eventually matures to a broad, vase-shaped tree
- Yellow fall color
Interesting Notes about American Elm:
The American Elm is a large tree that adapts very well in both wet or dry sites which speaks highly of its durability. What adds to its toughness is its excellent resistance to Dutch Elm Disease. This tree has a nice vase-like habit and adapts well to extremes of soil pH, heat and wind.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Disease Resistant
- Fall Color
- Low Maintenance
- Drought Tolerant
- Heat Tolerant
- Full Sun
Season of Interest (Foliage):
- Average Water