Japanese Elm, David Elm Ulmus davidiana

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Botanical Name:

Ulmus davidiana

Family:

Ulmaceae

Genus:

Ulmus

Species:

davidiana

Common Name:

Japanese Elm, David Elm

Seeds Per Pound:
133,930
Quantity:
3.31 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
43
Germination:
15%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
98%
Height:
50 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2014
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6

In Stock: 3.31 lb
Prices
  • Ulmus davidiana

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1 packet
$4.95
10 gram
$12.50
1 oz
$17.95
1 lb
$99.50
1 kg
$200.00
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:
* U. davidiana is considered to have a remarkable resemblance to the American Elm U. americana in all but ultimate size. The tree grows to a maximum height of 15 m, a relatively slender trunk < 0.3 m d.b.h. supporting a dense canopy casting a heavy shade; the bark is longitudinally fissured. The leaves are obovate to obovate-elliptic < 10 cm × < 5 cm, with a rough upper surface, often dark red on emergence. The perfect wind-pollinated apetalous flowers are produced on second-year shoots in March, followed by obovate samarae < 19 mm long × < 14 mm wide. more...
* A tree with 4" leaves, branches usually have 2 corky wings, native to northern China .
Physical Characteristics  Ulmus davidiana is a deciduous Tree growing to 15 m (49ft 3in). It is hardy to zone 5 and is not frost tender. It is in flower in May, and the seeds ripen from May to June. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Wind. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and requires well-drained soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade.It requires moist soil.
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Usda description:
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