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 tree’s 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