Ulmus glabra ‘Lutescens’ Ulmus

Ulmus

Description: A medium-sized deciduous tree with a vase shape when young, developing a rounded canopy as it matures. Its ovate, coarsely-toothed leaves emerge a soft cream-yellow in spring turning yellowish-green in summer and golden-yellow in autumn. Reddish-brown flowers in early spring are followed by clustered, winged, green fruit. 

Ulmus Growing Tips: Tolerant to a wide range of conditions but prefers moist, well drained soils in full sun. Good for pollarding.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 7m x 6m

Attributes

  • L Size: Large
  • Leaf colour: Yellow
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Can be hard pruned
  • Wet tolerant

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