Ulmus americana &
Ulmus americana &
Ulmus americana &
Ulmus americana &

Ulmus americana 'Princeton'

Princeton American Elm

Regular price$785.40
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Planning to install this tree yourself? We recommend a size 15 Gallon or smaller for do it yourself installations. These small sizes do not require any offloading equipment!
Trees that are sized by height or caliper are delivered with a large root ball wrapped in burlap. They require heavy equipment to install. We recommend working with a contractor for installation! They can also provide the equipment necessary for offloading the tree upon delivery. We will coordinate delivery with you so that your contractor has equipment ready upon your trees arrival! OR check the box below for ServeScape to provide offloading equipment for an additional fee.

Princeton American Elm is a tall native vase-shaped deciduous tree with a broad rounded crown.  The large rough dark green leaves are toothed with asymmetrical bases and turn an undistinguished yellow in fall.  Inconspicuous green flowers bloom in spring before the foliage and give way to papery wing-like seed pods that mature mid-spring.   Grows best with full sun and rich well-drained soils.  Princeton has excellent resistance to Dutch Elm disease.  Can tolerate both dry and wet sites

Type: 

Tree

Height: 

50’ - 70’

Spread: 

30’ - 50’

Spacing: 

40’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Green

Season of Interest:

SpringFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Elms are susceptible to phloem necrosis and wetwood.  Other potential issues include wilts, rots, canker, leaf spots as well as pests such as miners, borers, and scale. 

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland Gardens, Rock GardensPonds and Streams, and Shade Tree.

COMPANION PLANTS: Eastern Redbud, Dogwood, Musclewood

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