Allee ElmScientific Name: Ulmus parvifolia 'Emer II'
SIZE & GROWTH RATEAverage Growth Rate is 3 Feet Per Year
Mature Size 60' Tall x 45' Wide
LIGHT NEEDSFull sun
DECIDUOUS OR EVERGREENDeciduous
ACORNS?No it doesn't have acorns
COLORRich green foliage which turns bright yellow in the Fall.
SPECIAL FEATURESFast Growing
Attractive Exfoliating Bark
Upright Growth Habit
Resistant to Dutch Elm Disease, Elm Leaf Bettles, and Japanese Beetles.
The parent tree of the Allee Elm is located on the University of Georgia campus and is approximately 60 years old. The Allee Elm has a vase shaped form with long arching branches. The Allee Elm produces rich green and glossy foliage that changes to yellow during the fall. The Allee Elm has exfoliating bark which is outstandingly attractive. The bark on an Allee Elm peels off in a puzzle like pattern and exposes rich shades of gray, green, brown and orange. The best quality of the Allee Elm is its ability to withstand the harshest growing conditions by growing well in a wide range of soil types and in restricted soil spaces. The Allee Elm is also resistant to Dutch Elm Disease, Elm Leaf Beetles and Japanese Beetles.
Common Names: Allee Elm, Elm Tree, Texas Elm Tree