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Cultural Details for Ulmus x 'Patriot'

Common Name:
Patriot Elm

Growth Rate:
Vigorous, single-stemmed, deciduous tree with moderately vase-shaped crown. 43' tall with a crown spread of 25' in 13 years.

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:

Fruit Details:

Fall Color:
Yellowish fall color.

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
high levels of tolerance to two of the major disease and insect pests of landscape elms. It has also shown field tolerance to natural infections of elm yellows.

Native Habitat:

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Tolerates a wide variety of growing conditions, including poor or alkaline soils, salts, and air pollution. Zones 4-7.

This plant was blooming:
3/22/2010 - 3/22/2010
4/6/2005 - 4/8/2005

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
7850, 7920, 7930, 7940

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu