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Ulmus 'New Horizon'PBR

elm 'New Horizon'

An upright, vigorous tree with adense, conical crown. The leaves are dark green, up to 10cm long, with a double-toothed edge. Pale green flowers are sparsely produced in early spring followed by winged fruit in late spring. A hybrid between Japanese and Siberian elms (U. davidiana var. japonica and U. pumila)

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Size
Ultimate height
8–12 metres
Time to ultimate height
more than 50 years
Ultimate spread
4–8 metres
Growing conditions
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green Green Green
Summer Green
Autumn Green
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

South–facing or East–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H7
Botanical details
Family
Ulmaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Bushy
Genus

Ulmus are deciduous trees, often large, with elliptic or ovate leaves often colouring well in autumn; inconspicuous flowers are followed by winged fruits

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in any well-drained soil in sun or semi-shade

Propagation

Propagate by greenwood cuttings in summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Low Maintenance
Pruning

Pruning group 1

Pests

May be susceptible to aphids, bark beetles, horse chestnut scale and elm gall mites

Diseases

May be susceptible to coral spot, honey fungus and phytophthora. Resistant to Dutch elm disease

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