Ulmus japonica x pumila
Ulmus japonica x pumila "New Horizon"
Category: deciduous tree Size: medium
Mature Size: 40' x 25'
Zone: Down to 4 Growth Rate:
Foliage: Large, deep green, fine textured.
Elevation (if known):
Comments: Asian cultivar patented in 1994. Currently being evaluated in the National Elm Trial coordinated by Colorado State University. High resistance to common elm diseases. Resistant to branch breakingdue to wind and snow.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to:
Known Locations: SE corner of Jardin Hermosa, 500 block of Pikes Peak. Planted 2008 December.
Information Sources: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation