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Commonly known as Japanese zelkova, Keaki
Large tree of wide spreading habit with serrated leaves and good autumn colour
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.
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
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
Seasonal Interest - Autumn
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
Trees - Care Guide
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- Restaking fallen young tree - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Fallen old tree - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring pruning - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Removing side shoots - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Deer protection - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Weed Spraying - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Tree Survey - Video Tip ondemand_video
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Vermin & Pest Control
Essential small tree protection from vermin and strimming. This pack includes 5 x 90cm canes and 5 x 90cm spiral guards. Includes instructions.