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Plant Characteristics

Attributes
  • Specimen
Exposure
  • Sun
Growth Rate
  • Fast
  • Medium
Foliage Color (winter)
  • Brilliant Yellow
Plant Introduction
  • Oklahoma Proven
Best Characteristics
  • Growth Habit
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Plant Type
  • Shade Tree
  • Tree
  • Large Tree
Best Usages
  • Provide Shade
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Ulmus is very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Princeton Elms were planted along Washington Road and another road in Princeton; most of these trees survive to this day [3] unaffected by disease. The cultivar was more recently chosen to replace elms killed by disease along Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House.

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PRINCETON ELM

Ulmus americana 'Princeton'

Buy Princeton Elm online. Discovered and selected in 1922 by nurseryman William Fleming for it's aesthetic merits. Princeton Elm was later found to be highly resistant to Dutch Elm disease. A highly desired tree for it's symmetrical upright vase shape,dark green foliage,ultimately forming a broad umbrella crown.

Height:

100 Feet

Spread:

40-50 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

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Family: Ulmaceae · Common Name: Elm

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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 3041

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 4273

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 5639

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
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Customer Testimonials

These were fabulous plants. Love the color of the leaves and they are all very healthy plants.


Jean
NE
July 2014