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In the elm family, resistant to Dutch elm disease and used as a substitute.

Genus of about 6 species of deciduous, monoecious or hermaphrodite trees growing in scrub and woodland.

  • Deciduous - trees
  • Full sun - provide shelter from cold winds in frosty areas
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - horse-chestnut scale, bacterial canker, Dutch elm disease
  • Place of origin - Sicily, Crete, northeastern Turkey, Caucasus. northern Iran, eastern Asia
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -

Buy Varieties of ZELKOVA

ZELKOVA abelicea

ZELKOVA abelicea  >

A rare species with slender twigs and small toothed leaves. Small white scented flowers
£30.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -


ZELKOVA serrata  >

Commonly known as: Japanese zelkova, Keaki.
Large tree of wide spreading habit with serrated leaves and good autumn colour
£25.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

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