Musashino Japanese Zelkova

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Quick Overview

Musashino Japanese Zelkova is a unique shade tree selection. This tree has a beautiful columnar form with slender serrated medium green leaves. Autumn brings an array of tones, from yellow to rusty red-orange. Musashino Japanese Zelkova’s slender form makes it the perfect choice for tight spaces.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Musashino Japanese Zelkova is a unique shade tree selection. This tree has a beautiful columnar form with slender serrated medium green leaves. Autumn brings an array of tones, from yellow to rusty red-orange. The tree's small leaf size greatly reduces the need for raking and other fall cleanup.

Where to put it:

Musashino Japanese Zelkova’s slender form makes it the perfect choice for tight spaces. It has proven to do exceptionally well in tough urban conditions, especially on the parkway. Use it as a specimen in the landscape, in groups or for creating a visual block.

What it needs:

Musashino Japanese Zelkova does well in moist, well-drained soil. Tolerant of both acidic and alkaline soils. Tolerant of tough urban conditions, more heat and drought tolerant than other Zelkova varieties, once well established. 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 Zelkova serrata ‘Musashino’
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 45'
Mature Spread 15'
Shape Narrow/Columnar, Upright Vase
Foliage Color Medium Green
Fall Color Yellow/Gold, Red/Orange
Flower Color N/A
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Shade, Parkway/Street, Privacy/Screening
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable
Standout Feature Tall & Slender form, Bright Fall Color