American Elm Ulmus americana

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Botanical Name:

Ulmus americana

Family:

Ulmaceae

Genus:

Ulmus

Species:

americana

Common Name:

American Elm

Height:
100 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3

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  • Ulmus americana

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* The glorious elm that used to line American streets.
* Dirr notes that several forms occur, but the one most of us recall fondly divided into several major trunks topped by spreading, arching, pendulous branches. more...
* The American elm occurs naturally in an assortment of habitats, most notably rich bottomlands, floodplains, stream banks, and swampy ground,
* The American Elm is the state tree of both Massachusetts and North Dakota more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov