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PlantFiles: Caucasian Elm
Zelkova carpinifolia

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Family: Ulmaceae (ulm-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zelkova (ZEL-kov-uh) (Info)
Species: carpinifolia (kar-pine-ih-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Rhamnus carpinifolia

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Category:
Trees

Height:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive timrann On Sep 9, 2008, timrann from Other
Mauritius wrote:

This plant could reach giant height. Seen one in Madrid Botanical garden which seems to be 180-200 yrs and is really a giant.



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