American Elm (Ulmus americana 'Delaware #2')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 60 to 80 feet
Plant Spread: 40 to 60 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Wind

Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jul 30, 2019 10:22 AM

This is one of the most resistant cultivars to Dutch Elm Disease, also having a broad crown. It was introduced into the nursery trade by Nursery Crops Research Laboratory in Delaware, Ohio.

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