Tree Detail

Ulmus japonica x pumila


Elm, American

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):


Soil :


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