Jefferson Elm

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Quick Overview

Jefferson Elm is known for its Dutch Elm Disease tolerance and upright-arching vase shape form. Remarkably, the original tree is thriving today on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Jefferson Elm is known for its Dutch Elm Disease tolerance and upright-arching vase shape form. Remarkably, the original tree is thriving today on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Where to put it:

Jefferson Elm will grow to be a large stately tree. It will do well acting as a shade tree, in the open landscape as an accent or on the parkway. This tree should be planted at least 20 Ft away from buildings.  

What it needs:

Jefferson Elm prefers at least 6-8 hours of full sun. Be sure to follow our watering guidelines for the first few growing seasons until the root system is well-established.

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Ulmus americana 'Jefferson'
Hardiness Zone 4
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 70'
Mature Spread 50'
Shape Upright Spreading/Arching, Upright Vase
Foliage Color Dark Green
Fall Color Yellow/Gold
Flower Color N/A
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Shade
Growth Rate Rapid
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable
Standout Feature Dutch Elm Disease Tolerant, Upright & Arching Vase Shape