Chinese Elm

Botanical Name: Ulmus parvifolia
Common Name: Chinese Elm
Family: Ulmaceae

Plant Description: Medium sized, broadly crowned tree, evergreen to semi-deciduous
Growth Form: Broad
Growth Rate: Fast
Height: Approximately 10-12 metres
Canopy: Approximately 8-10 metres
Leaf Type: Ovate to obovate
Leaf Arrangement: 
Leaf Colour: Green during Spring/Summer changing to variations of red, yellow
Flower Colour: Green, inconspicuous
Flowering Time: Autumn
Tolerance to Frost: Frost Tolerant
Tolerance to Drought: Drought Tolerant
Bark: Mottled varied, grey, green, orange and brown, peeling in patches and purple during Autumn
Light Requirements: Full sun, part shade