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
    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

EUCOMMIA ulmoides

 
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£30.00 each 
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  • 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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12m (39ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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