The most endearing ornamental characteristic of the Chinese Elm is the splendid exfoliating baric, which shows colors of gray, green, brown, and orange. The bark is a welcome colorful addition to the winter landscape.
USDA Hardiness Zones:
5B through 10A
Wide tree lawns; shade tree in urban areas
Clay; loam; sand; acidic; occasionally wet; alkaline; well-drained
40 ft. - 50 ft.
35 ft. - 50 ft.
Medium to fast