Rapid growing, graceful and wide spreading with brilliant uniformity, often grown as an ornamental tree and used in bonsai.
Elms usually develop a broad domed crown and the bark is often furrowed or fissured. The leaves are heavily veined, coarsely serrated, pointed ovals, of variable size, depending on the species
Elms are tough adaptable trees that do well in most soils, provided that there is adequate drainage. Will thrive in temperate areas but better Autumn colour will be achieved in cooler climates.
Best Suited For
Elms are hardy and resistant to winds, many adverse conditions and tolerant of atmospheric pollution.
Elms are best planted in winter when dormant and are suitable for the cold to cool temperate regions of Australia.
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