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Japanese Zelkova (Zelkova serrata)

Japanese Zelkova

Japanese Zelkova

A very handsome tree with dark green foliage, its upright-arching branches make Zelkova a good choice as a street or driveway tree. Quite majestic with age. The Zelkova is often considered a good replacement for the American Elm tree.

Size: 50 to 60 feet high and 40 to 50 feet wide

Shape: Vase shaped

Fall Color: Yellow to golden-bronze to russet

Rate of Growth: Medium (10 to 12 feet over 4 to 6 years)

Other Attributes: Drought tolerant once established. Heat and reasonably pollution tolerant.

Growing Conditions: Plant in full sun in deep, moist, well-drained soil.

Prices vary according to size, variety, and availability.


Please Note: Trees cannot be shipped outside of the DC/Baltimore Metropolitan areas. Tree prices and sizes are subject to change.

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