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Musashino zelkova

Zelkova serrata 'Musashino'

Fall Colors

Characteristics:
This tall and slender tree provides welcome shade while rising above traffic to accommodate passing vehicles and pedestrians.

Growing Conditions:
Prefers sun and moist, deep soil, pH adaptable; once established, wind and drought tolerant.

Uses:
The narrow form is tailored for tight spaces and busier city streets.

Height:
45' at maturity

Width:
15' at maturity

Shape:
45'

Flowers:

Leaves:
Slender leaves with serrated margins give it a fine-textured appearance. Averaging three inches in length, the refined leaves are medium green throughout the growing season. Autumn tones range from warm yellow to rusty orange-red. Slender leaves with serr

Bark:
In youth cherry like, reddish brown and heavily lenticelled.

The small leaf size minimizes the need for raking and leaf cleanup in the fall.