Accolade® Elm

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Quick Overview

Selected and tested by the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL, Accolade® Elm is one of the new Dutch Elm Disease-resistant trees that has been gaining in popularity in recent years. Accolade® Elm brings back the classic arching look of the American Elm tree.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Selected and tested by the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL, Accolade® Elm is one of the new Dutch Elm Disease-resistant trees that has been gaining in popularity in recent years. Accolade® Elm brings back the classic arching look of the American Elm tree. Many of us remember the stately Elm lined streets of the past and this tree brings back that elegance while offering the disease resistance that will provide a healthy tree for generations to come. Accolade® Elm is an extremely tough, fast-growing tree which has a distinctly native look and feel. This tree is sure to satisfy and reminds us all why nearly every town in America has an Elm Street. 

Where to put it:

Because of its large mature height and spread, Accolade® Elm is best in open areas of the yard. This tree is particularly well suited for parkways because of its durability and high ground clearance.

What it needs:

Accolade® Elms are vigorous and adaptable; they can grow in almost any condition. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Ulmus japonica Morton
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 70'
Mature Spread 60'
Shape Upright Spreading/Arching, Upright Vase
Foliage Color Dark Green
Fall Color Yellow/Gold
Flower Color N/A
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Shade, Parkway/Street
Growth Rate Rapid
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable
Standout Feature Very Tough and Adaptable, Dutch Elm Disease Resistant