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Plant Identification: Chinese Elm? American Elm?

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Phoenix, AZ

March 28, 2013
9:14 AM

Post #9464928

I recently planted an English Ivy about 20 feet from this tree and read that the EI can cause bacterial leaf scorch in American Elms. Any thoughts on this? Do I have to worry about that in Phoenix, AZ? Also, what kind of tree is this?! How do you tell the difference?


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Pueblo, CO
(Zone 5b)

March 28, 2013
11:46 AM

Post #9465063

Recommend contacting county or state extension about whether that disease is found in your area. Not sure that is an American Elm - leaves & bark don't look quite right. As I remember AM has wider leaves with more notable teeth and the bark is courser and darker. But your tree does look like a member of the elm family.
Seattle, WA

March 28, 2013
11:48 AM

Post #9465067

Louisville, KY
(Zone 6b)

March 29, 2013
12:27 PM

Post #9465992

I think you accidently started two threads.

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