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Prospector Elm

Ulmus wilsoniana

Fall Colors

Characteristics:
Deciduous broadleaf tree, medium-sized and vase-shaped. Similar to American Elm, but smaller and without disease problems.

Growing Conditions:
Grows best in well-drained soil. Tolerates adverse conditions and is widely adaptable to climatic extremes.

Uses:
Great choice as a small replacement for American elm. Adaptability and resistance to diseases make it a good street tree.

Height:
40' at maturity

Width:
30' at maturity

Shape:
Vase shaped

Flowers:
Inconspicuous flowers in early spring.

Leaves:
Leaves emerge orange-red and mature to deep green and glossy in summer, turning yellow in fall.

Bark:
Light gray with net-like ridge/fissure pattern.

Native to Asia. Resistant to Dutch Elm disease, phloem necrosis, and elm leaf beetle.