Ulmus - - Semi-mature and mature Ulmus pavifolia 'Todd'

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Ulmus pavifolia 'Todd' - Todd

 

Family:

Origins:

Fleming's Nurseries in Victoria, Australia, 2001.

Plant Type:

Deciduous

Size:

10m x 11m

Habit/ Form:

Broadly ovate to rounded, if slightly irregular, with wide spreading branches.

Leaves:

Lustrous and thick, dark green leaves with an evenly and shallowly serrated margin. In autumn the leaves turn bronzy-orange to yellow or yellowish-green and often are reddish in a very narrow band along the margins. However, the tree may be semi-evergreen in warmer climates.

Flowers:

Inconspicuous flowers in late summer.

Fruit:

Samaras up to 9 mm in diameter, maturing in late autumn.

Bark / Trunk:

Ornamental greyish-brown, exfoliating in patches to reveal brownish-orange younger bark on older trees. Young branches with numerous orange lenticels (pores).

Vigour / Longevity:

Moderate.

Environmental Requirements:

Full sun, tolerant of frost.

Hardiness:

Adaptable and quite tolerant of urban conditions such as compaction, dryness and various pH values.

Soil / Drainage:

Performs best in moist, well drained soils. Tolerates wetness for short periods.

Pruning:

May require regular formative pruning for strong limb, trunk and crown structure.

Watering:

Keep well watered throughout the warmer months.

Fertilising:

Long term slow release fertiliser.

Pests / Diseases:

The species and its cultivars are highly resistant.

Uses:

An adaptable Fleming’s selection with relatively even branching and a reasonably neat habit as compared to the species. A tough tree useful in smaller gardens as a feature tree.Street trees, avenue plantings, large parks and gardens.

 

 

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