General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 25-50 feet
Plant Spread: 25-40 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Other: Single seeded samaras.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Provides winter interest
Shade Tree
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP#7552

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Allee®
Cultivar name: 'Emer II'
Common names
  • Chinese Elm

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Location: Sarah P Duke Gardens   Durham, North Carolina
Date: 2024-02-28

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