Ulmus davidiana var. japonica 'Prospector'
Prospector Elm

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
Green (Shiny green in summer to yellow in fall)
 Ultimate Height:
50 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
25 feet
 Light Requirements:
Cultivated Origin

Additional Information

'Prospector' is a cultivar with an excellent resistance to Dutch elm disease (DED) and smaller than american varieties. It is fast growing and requires maintainance to keep its vase shape, but works well as a street tree. It has showy emerging leaves and a brilliant yellow fall color.

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