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Ulmus americana 'Princeton'

Oklahoma Proven

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.

Hardiness Zone: 5-9   ·   Mature Height: 80-100 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 40-50 Feet

Purchase PRINCETON ELM Online:

3 gallon Potted - 3-4 ft tall (SKU: 5639)
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List Price $120.00

Root Pouch 2 gallon - 3-4 ft tall (SKU: 12292)
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List Price $80.00

Root Pouch 5 gallon - 5-6 ft tall (SKU: 13355)
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List Price $150.00

15 gallon Potted - 8-10 ft tall (SKU: 14861)
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List Price $325.00

Family: Ulmaceae · Common Name: Elm

FREE with every plant purchased:

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  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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PRINCETON ELM Plant Characteristics

Bark Type*
Oklahoma Proven
Growth Habit*
Large Growing
Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
Leaf Color Spring*
Leaf Color Summer*
Leaf Type*
Nature Assets*
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
Late Spring/Early Summer
Late Summer/Early Autumn
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun

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PRINCETON ELM Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

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

Interesting Notes About PRINCETON ELM

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.