Category: deciduous tree Size: large
Mature Size: 50' x 40'
Zone: 2 or 3 to … Growth Rate: moderate to fast
Foliage: Medium green turning to yellow in fall. 6", dark green leaves.
Elevation (if known):
Water: Medium. High drought tolerance once established.
Soil : Deep soils, with neutral ph. Well-drained.
Comments: SLV is not susceptible to Dutch Elm disease. Tolerates wind. Good replacement for problem Siberian Elm.
Warnings: Leaf beetles, elm scale. Extensive, shallow root system.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions: In appropirate locations. May damage sidewalks when confined.
CO/NM native? no Native to: E North America
Information Sources: Salida, CO, Tree Guide; Alamosa Tree Board