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Ulmus ‘Homestead’

Ulmus ‘Homestead’ is known for its high resistance to Dutch elm disease. We grow this cultivar on our own root. A fast-growing Elm with an oval crown and sagging branches later in life. Versatile application on moist calcareous soils.

Characteristics:

Origin:

1983, Complex cross between Ulmus pumila (female parent x Hybrid N215), Developed in nursery laboratory in Delware (Ohio) by Alden Townsend, US National Arboretum

Adult height:

First size trees 12+ m

Growth habit:

later sagging branches, Oval

Application:

Hedges and forest plants, Large gardens, Parks

Environmental factors:

can withstand air pollution well, hardy and wind resistant, drought-proof, tolerates semi-paving

Soil:

calcareous and moist soil

Flowers:

inconspicuous, brownish purple, March

Fruits:

inconspicuous

Bladeren

dark green

Bijzonderheden

grown on its own root, highly resistant to Dutch elm disease and other fungal diseases, yellow autumn color

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