Ulmus carpinifolia x U. parvofolia 'Frontier'
Broadleaf, deciduous tree with upright-pyramidal to oval shape and beautiful red-purple fall color.
Sun to partial shade, grows best in moist, well-drained, fertile soil, but adapts to urban conditions.
Used as a substitute for American Elm due to pest resistance.
40' at maturity
30' at maturity
Broadly oval vase shape
Inconspicuous flowers that rarely show.
Lustrous, dark green leaves that turn beautiful reddish-purple to burgundy in fall.
Ashy-gray with net-like ridge/fissure pattern.
Parents native to Europe, northern Africa and western Asia. Resistant to Dutch elm disease, Phloem Necrosis, and both elm leaf and Japanese beetles.