Ulmus japonica x wilsoniana 'Accolade®'



Tips for Homeowners:

Prune only when dormant between December and March.

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A fast-growing tree with excellent disease resistance and that makes a great shade tree for the landscape.

  • Upright-arching branches provide a high canopy
  • Rich, golden-yellow fall foliage
  • Very good resistance to disease and insect

Best used in a large yard or park.

Height: 50-60 ft
Spread: 25-40 ft
Zone: 4-9
Color: Green

Interesting Notes about Elm:

This hybrid 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 and to pests.  This tree has a nice vase-like habit and adapts well to extremes of soil pH, heat and wind.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Low Maintenance
  • Specimen
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Great Foliage
  • Disease Resistant
  • Fall Color

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Gold
  • Yellow


  • Full Sun


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water