Ulmus glabra 'Camperdownii'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ULL-mus GLAY-bruh|
|Lore||The Camperdown elm's unique appearance filled a need for unique cold hardy plants in the Victorian garden, particularly those with weeping character, explaining its widespread popularity so early on.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 20 to 25 ft. tall, 18 to 20 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This small tree makes a striking statement in the landscape with its branches weeping to the ground. Plant it alone as a specimen or combine it with shrubs with contrasting form.|
|Landscape Use||Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 7