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Rylee
Nov 13, 2016 5:35 PM CST
Does it do well on acidic soil and do deer like to eat it?
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DaisyI
Nov 13, 2016 8:55 PM CST
Welcome!

It took some effort but I think you are asking about Lacebark Elm - Ulmus Parvifolia.

Someone who knows something about elms will jump in here with more information.
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sooby
Nov 14, 2016 6:24 AM CST
Welcome! Ulmus parviflora (usual common name Chinese elm) is supposed to be tolerant of acidic soil as well as alkaline up to a certain point. I've seen it both on lists of plants deer don't usually eat and lists of plants deer might nibble on in spring. It might depend how much of a deer problem you have and what their preferences are because they seem to vary. Are you thinking of white-tailed deer as in North America? I don't find they bother the American elms around here.

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