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Allee Elm

Ulmus parvifolia 'Allee'

Allee Elm

Introduction

Allee Elm is a graceful round-headed tree often with pendulous branchlets. Grows to a medium to fast rate depending on moisture and fertility levels. Leaves are dark green turning to yellowish to reddish purple in fall. The bark is a mottled combination of gray, green orange and brown. Flowers are with green blooms appearing in spring.

Use and Management

Allee elm is a low maintenance tree. Feed once a year with slow release fertilizer for a healthier tree. Prefers rich soils but is found in a range of well-drained soil types. Grows in partial sun to full sun.

The tree form is rounded and vase shape, making Allee Elm a good street tree or yard tree, providing adequate shade to any yard.

Planting

  • Typically planted in 10, 15, 30, or 45 gal containers.
  • B&B trees are specified in height (6’ – 8’ ht, etc) or caliper (3” cal., etc)
  • Container trees can be double the price of B&B trees
  • Plant container trees in late summer, if price allows
  • Plant B&B trees if they were dug and cured in the winter months

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