Ulmus 'Morton Plainsman'

Hybrid Elm

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Description

VANGUARD™ elm has waxy, lustrous leaves and an upright habit. It is adaptable to extremes in soil acidity and is noted for its moisture, heat and wind tolerance. This tree is a Chicagoland Grows® selection. Chicagoland Grows® is a plant introduction partnership of the Chicago Botanic Garden, the Morton Arboretum and the Ornamental Growers Association of Northern Illinois formed to promote plant cultivars that perform well in northern Illinois. This variety was developed at the Morton Arboretum for its resistance to Dutch elm disease and the elm leaf beetle.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
May - June
Bloom Color
Green
Landscape Use
Urban Street, Shade Tree
Plant Type
Tree
Hardiness Zone
4 - 8