10 Japanese Grey Bark Elm (Zelkova serrata) Tree Seeds
Japanese Grey Bark Elm Tree
The Japanese Elm is native to Korea, China, and Japan. A Very Fast Growing Tree that forms a Broad or upright vase~shaped silhouette, 80~100 feet tall. The deciduous leaves stay dark green throughout the year until fading to a beautiful yellow before they drop in the Fall. In the early Spring, before the new leaves unfold, small green flowers appear on the stalks.
These blooms are followed by green, wafer-like seedpods which will mature soon after flowering is finished, and the seeds a very popular with birds and other wildlife. The Japanese Elm has an extensive, yet shallow root system, which makes it perfect for bonsai cultivation. This elm is a native of Japan and China and is related to the Ulmus genus, which is the genus of the European and American elms.
It is deciduous with small ovate, serrated, pointed leaves, and smooth gray bark. It is a vigorous grower and is most often used for broom and group plantings. Root-over-rock plantings are also common. The gray-bark elm is considered by some to be the classic broom-style tree.
Zones: 5~8 Light: Full or Mostly Sunny Soil: Well Drained Water: Low Growth: Very Fast Soil PH: 4.5~7