Ulmus americana 'Valley Forge'

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Ulmus americana 'Valley Forge' - American Elm cultivar
Common name: American Elm cultivar
Family: Ulmaceae (Elm)
Distribution: Cultivated
Hardiness: -20 - 30 F
Life form: Deciduous tree
Fall color: Yellow
Foliage characteristics: Simple, alternate, ovoid leaves with double serrated margins.
Fruit characteristics: Single-seeded, round samaras.
Bloom Time: February to March
Average height: 60-70'
Structure: Broad-rounded
Disease resistance: 96% resistant rate to Dutch elm disease.
Description: This American elm cultivar was developed by the National Arboretum in 1966, and has been tested for resistance to Dutch elm disease more than any other cultivar. It is extremely resistant to DED.
Links: Chicago Botanic GardenMissouri Botanical Garden Plant FinderUF IFAS Environmental Horticulture Center


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