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EUCOMMIA ulmoides

Commonly known as Gutta-percha tree

Domed tree grown for its habit and tapered glossy dark green leaves. Green flowers appear before or with the leaves in spring. Female plants produce winged green fruits.
Further Reading....

 

  • Deciduous - oval to elliptic, finely-toothed leaves 7-20cm (3-8in) long.
  • Green
  • Height - 12m (39ft)
  • Spread - 8m (26ft)
  • Tree - spreading, broadly-domed tree. Inconspicuous greenish flowers.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - torn leaves exude a rubbery fibre.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - central China.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
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12m (39ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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