Japanese Zelkova (Field Grown)

Japanese Zelkova (Field Grown)

Regular price $350.00 Sale

Zelkova serrata

Japanese Zelkova has been heavily pushed as a substitute for its close relative, the American Elm.   The foliage (similar to that of an Elm) turns shades of Yellow or Red in Autumn, the most common color being Russet.

With age, the gray bark takes on an attractive molting.                                                   A vigorous vase shaped tree with upright arching branches.                                         Excellent Shade Tree
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Ornamental Characteristics
Category Tree
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 30' - 50'
Spread 40'+ 
Shape Upright
Primary Foliage Color Light Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Yellow or Red
Flowering Season N/A
Flower Color N/A
Berries N/A
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Average - Prepare planting area for adequate drainage. Poor drainage results in root rot. 
Cold Hardiness Zone 7