Chinese Elm, Lacebark Elm
Ulmus parvifolia 'Hokkaido'

Family: Ulmaceae (ulm-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ulmus (ULM-us) (Info)
Species: parvifolia (par-vee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Hokkaido

Category:

Trees

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Euclid, Ohio

Portland, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative

On May 23, 2014, Nanthawat from Portland, OR wrote:

Three different plant died on me three years in a row. I don't know why... I'm successfully growing other species of elm though.

Positive

On Oct 20, 2011, JT1 from Euclid, OH wrote:

Ulmus parvifolia 'Hokkaido' Chinese Elm, Lacebark Elm
1/8 inch leaves - up to 20 leaves per linear inch
very corky trunk - 1 inch wide at base
9" tall and 8" wide, total height including pot is 1'
Pot is 8 1/4" x 6 1/4" x 2 3/4"