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Ulmus Glabra - Common Elm

Ulmus Glabra - Common Elm

Type Tree, Deciduous
Size Large Tree
Form Elliptical
Colours Medium green Foliage
Care Some maintenance required
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Fast growing

Cultivation tips: Tolerating acid or alkaline soils (including chalk) elm is a tough tree that can tolerate exposed locations.Requiring a spot in full sun elm will flourish on dry soils but avoid damp or wet locations. Larger trees are prone to die back from dutch elm disease, avoid by cutting back hard every 5 - 10 years.
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