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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
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - horse-chestnut scale, bacterial canker, Dutch elm disease
Place of origin - Sicily, Crete, northeastern Turkey, Caucasus. northern Iran, eastern Asia
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil