Zelkova serrata 'Musashino'
This tall and slender tree provides welcome shade while rising above traffic to accommodate passing vehicles and pedestrians.
Prefers sun and moist, deep soil, pH adaptable; once established, wind and drought tolerant.
The narrow form is tailored for tight spaces and busier city streets.
45' at maturity
15' at maturity
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
In youth cherry like, reddish brown and heavily lenticelled.
The small leaf size minimizes the need for raking and leaf cleanup in the fall.