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Chinese elm, Ulmus pumila (Northern strain) the greatest contribution in recent years to the horticulture of the Middle West by Northwest Nursery Company

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Statementthe Northwest Nursery Co
ContributionsHenry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
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Do not confuse Chinese elm with the more cold-hardy Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila). Semi-evergreen selections are usually somewhat cold-tender. Give it a prominent location where its striking bark and other features can make their full ornamental impact. Dwarf forms are ideal for containers and bonsai. Details - Chinese elm, Ulmus Pumila (Northern strain) / - Biodiversity Heritage Library The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL works best with JavaScript enabled. Chinese elm, Ulmus Pumila (Northern strain) / By. Andrews Nursery Company. Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection. Search Inside This Book: Results For: Click/Shift+Click pages to select for download. zoom out Zoom zoom in. Cancel Generate Review No Pages Added. Close Dialog Generate My PDF. Chinese elm, Ulmus pumila (northern strain): the quick-growing money maker for the nurseryman / Tolleson Nurseries. by Tolleson NurseriesPages: 8.

The Chinese Elm (Ulmus parvifolia) is endemic to south-east Asia and especially China. In its home countries it can become a mighty tree of up to 25 m (80 ft) tall, with a trunk diameter of 1 m (3 ft). The Chinese Elm develops a fine ramification with small leaves, which makes it a very suitable Bonsai plant. SIBERIAN ELM Ulmus pumila L. Plant symbol = ULPU Contributed By: USDA, NRCS, National Plant Data Center Alternative Names Chinese elm, dwarf elm, Asiatic elm Uses Ethnobotanic: The dried inner bark was grounded into a powder and used as a thickener in soups or added to cereal flours when making bread. TheFile Size: KB. CHINESE ELM Ulmus parvifolia Jacq. Plant Symbol = ULPA Contributed by: USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany Alternative Names Drake elm, lacebark elm Uses Horticulture: Most of the elms make great shade and avenue trees, and Chinese elm is one of the best. It. Note: Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila) sometimes is referred to as Chinese elm. However, another species known as lacebark elm (Ulmus parvifolia) also sometimes is called Chinese elm. To be clear, Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila) is hardy in North Dakota; lacebark elm (Ulmus parvifolia) should not be considered to be adapted to North Dakota conditions.

with Ulmus pumila, the Siberian elm. This tree is far inferior to Ulmus parvifolia and should not be planted, except perhaps in extreme climates such as western Oklahoma and Texas where the limits of most other trees are tested. Chinese Elm is often topped in the nursery to create a full head of foliage and branches originate from one point on the Size: KB. Ulmus parvifolia (Chinese Elm, Lacebark Elm) * Full sun * Zones * height 40’ width 20’ * origin Highly sought after by bonsai enthusiaists! The bark of mature trees flake to reveal patches of gray, cream, orange, brown and green. Good resistance to Dutch elm disease, Japanese beetle and elm leaf beetle! inch tall Ulmus parvifolia.1/5(1). Many nurserymen and foresters mistakenly refer to Ulmus pumila, the rapidly growing, disease-ridden, relatively short-lived, weak-wooded Siberian elm, as "Chinese elm." This has given the true Chinese elm an undeserved bad reputation. The two elms are very distinct and different : Tracheophytes. SIBERIAN ELM Ulmus pumila L. Plant Symbol = ULPU Contributed by: USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center Herman, D.E. et al. North Dakota Tree Handbook Caution: This plant may become invasive. Alternate names Chinese elm, dwarf elm, Asiatic elm Uses Ethnobotanic: The inner bark of Siberian elm was dried and ground into a powder for thickening.