The Zelkova Tree's branching habit is graceful with upright branches and an
elegant arch. Perfect for planting near the street, driveways, or as a shade tree near decks, patios and porches. It will
fit just about anywhere.
Rapid Growth Rate
It has a rapid growth rate in youth, slowing to a medium growth rate during
middle age and at maturity. This tree matures at 60' – 70' with a 35' - 45'
spread, and can boast about its low maintenance needs.
Easy Growing Habits
The Zelkova grows best in full to partial sun. It prefers moist, well-drained,
deep soils but is very adaptable and urban tolerant. Zones 4-8 are best for
this tree. Once established, minimal watering is required.
This deciduous native of Japan is very disease resistant and is tolerant of
Drought, pollution, poor soils and various ph levels are no match for this tree
and it has the ability to tolerate considerable winter cold without any twig