Good shade tree; sometimes used as a substitute for American elm (U. americana), which is highly prone to Dutch elm disease (zelkova is also susceptible but rarely succumbs).Grows at moderate to fast rate to 60 ft. or higher, equally wide. Silhouette ranges from vase shaped to quite spreading.
Native to Japan, China, and Korea. Twines to 15–30 ft. Grows fast in mild regions, more slowly w...
Double lavender pink blooms.
From eastern Asia. To 10–12 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide. Upright and compact when young, spreading a...