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ZELKOVA serrata

Commonly known as Japanese zelkova, Keaki

Large tree of wide spreading habit with serrated leaves and good autumn colour
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Not available until May 2021 -
£25.00 each

Delivery Information Not available until May 2021
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
  • Deciduous - thin, narrowly ovate, tapered leaves to 12cm (5in) long with up to 16 teeth on either side are dark green becoming yellow, orange or red in autumn.
  • White
  • Height - 30m (100ft)
  • Spread - 18m (60ft)
  • Tree - spreading tree with smooth grey bark peeling to reveal orange patches.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • 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 - South Korea, Japan, Taiwan
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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 - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
30m (100ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  18m (60ft)

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