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Ulmus parvifolia Frontier (Elm)

The average plant height is 270 cm
The average plant height is 280 cm
The average plant height is 380 cm

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Suited to regions:All regions
Plant type:Trees
Height:12.00 m
Spread:8.00 m
Flowering time:
Tolerances:Coastal, Hardy
Garden uses:Avenues, Parks, Specimen
Garden styles:Alpine, Architectural, Coastal, Japanese, Modern
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateMedium

Ulmus parvifolia Frontier (Elm) Details

“Frontier” is a variety of Elm grown for its broad canopy and colourful foliage. The leaves emerge a mid-green colour in spring, age to dark green, then develop burgundy red tones in autumn before falling. It grows with a rounded head to about 12 m tall and 8 m wide though can be trimmed as necessary. Best results with this tree are achieved when it is planted in full sun on a well-drained site with some shelter. It its tolerant of frost, cool climates, coastal conditions, poor soils, and dry periods. “Frontier” is commonly grown as a specimen and is perfect for avenue planting.

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