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Eucommia ulmoides

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Family: Eucommiaceae
Genus: Eucommia (yoo-KOM-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: ulmoides (ul-moy-dees) (Info)

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Category:
Trees

Height:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Green
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
This plant is fire-retardant

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From leaf cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral smiln32 On Aug 31, 2001, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Leaves alternate, simple, 8-15 cm long and about half as wide, elliptic, ovate, to oblong-ovate, acuminate, serrate, glossy dark green, when torn exhibits a rubbery substance

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cincinnati, Ohio
Cambridge, Wisconsin



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