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Ulmus glabra horizontalis (Horizontal Spreading Elm)

The average plant height is 300 cm

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

Ulmus glabra horizontalis (Horizontal Spreading Elm) Details

Commonly known as the Horizontal Spreading Elm, this variety of Elm is grown for its broad canopy and colourful foliage. The leaves emerge a lime-green colour in spring, age to mid-green, then develop orange tones in autumn before falling. It grows with an upright and broad habit to about 12 m tall and the same 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, poor soils, and dry periods. The Horizontal Spreading Elm is commonly grown as a specimen and makes for a wonderful shade tree.

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