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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.
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£30.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021

 

  • Deciduous - 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 -
  • Leaf margin - Serrulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
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