Lacebark Elm


Common Name: Lacebark Elm, Chinese Elm

Botanical Name: Ulmus Parvifolia

Description: A small to medium semi-deciduous tree with a slender trunk and crown. The leathery, lustrous green single-toothed leaves often retained as late as December or January. The apetalous wind-pollinated perfect flowers are produced in early autumn, small and inconspicuous. The trunk has a handsome, flaking bark of mottled greys with tans and reds, giving rise to its common name.

Size: 30' - 60' H x up to 40' W

Sun/Water: Full Sun to partial shade, average water (well-drained soil).

Zones: 5 - 9