name botanical:Ulmus laevis
family:Elm family (Ulmaceae)
height:up to 40 m (131 ft)
The leaves of European white elm are ovate, have an asymmetrical leaf base and are up to 7 cm (2.8 in) long and up to 7 cm (2.8 in) broad. The petiole is short. The leaf margin is double serrated.
flowering:February – April
blossom color:violet, green-violet
The flowers are green-violet to purple. The flower appears before the leaf shoots.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The fruits are roundish samaras. The seed is located in the middle.
The branches of the elm are olive brown. The buds are brown, egg-shaped and protruding.
bark:The bark is gray-green, first smooth and later fissured lengthwise.
root:Deep-rooting plant, with root runners
location:Sun to half-shade
soil:sandy to loamy, deep
ph value:slightly acidic to alkaline
single tree or planting in groups, parks, urban green, riverbank area, floodplains
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