Gold Falls Zelkova
Zelkova serrata 'Gold Falls'
Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ZEL-koh-vuh sair-AY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower, 50 - 65 ft. tall, 25 - 30 ft. wide|
|Bloom Time||Insignificant flowers in spring.|
|Design Ideas||This outstanding shade tree is truly underutilized in modern landscapes. Lovely as a single specimen, or planted in a small grove. Perfect for country fenced yards or in the mountains, where it will stand out brightly against conifers. Tuck away in the far back corner of the landscape, where its fall color will crisply stand out. Popular as a superior replacement for the American Elm.|
|Landscape Use||Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Fall Color, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.|
Prefers moist, well-drained soil; adaptable to most soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerates heat and drought when established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9