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PlantFiles: Japanese Grey-bark Elm, Japanese Zelkova
Zelkova serrata 'Goshiki'

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Family: Ulmaceae (ulm-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zelkova (ZEL-kov-uh) (Info)
Species: serrata (sair-AY-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Goshiki

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Category:
Trees

Height:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
30-40 ft. (9-12 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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous
Good Fall Color

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

Soil pH requirements:
4.5 or below (very acidic)
4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral smiln32 On Jan 4, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

This tree is nice for the landscape and can also be used for city street plantings. It will tolerate a wide range of soil pH values 93.7 - 7.0) as well as pollution and wind. It does need well drained soil and moderate fertility in order to do well. In good conditions, it can reach a height of 40-60'.

Regional...

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

Saint Louis, Missouri
North Scituate, Rhode Island



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