name botanical:Ulmus hollandica
family:Elm family (Ulmaceae)
height:up to 40 m (131 ft)
The leaves of Dutch elm are slender egg-shaped with a long tip, have an asymmetrical leaf base and are up to 7 cm (2.8 in) long with a short petiole. The leaf margin is double serrated.
fall foliage:yellow - brown
flowering:February - March
The yellowish flowers are short stalked and rather inconspicuous.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The fruits are samaras, elliptical with broad wings.
Young twigs are hairy and red-brown. The buds are brown, ovate, hairy and protruding.
bark:The bark is gray-black, first smooth and later fissured lengthwise.
location:Sun to half-shade
soil:sandy - loamy, deep nutrient-rich soils
ph value:schwach acid to slightly alkaline
single tree or planting in groups, parks, urban green
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