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Green Vase'® Zelkova TreeZelkova serrata 'Green Vase'

17 reviews
  • Green Vase'® Zelkova Tree

    Green Vase® Zelkova's vase shaped canopy is great for narrow yards and parkways.

  • Green Vase'® Zelkova Tree
  • Green Vase'® Zelkova Tree

    Red to reddish-yellow fall color.

  • Green Vase'® Zelkova Tree

    Green Vase® shares the dark green serrated leaf of it's cousin Saw Tooth Zelkova.

  • Green Vase'® Zelkova Tree
  • Green Vase'® Zelkova Tree
  • Green Vase'® Zelkova Tree
  • Green Vase'® Zelkova Tree

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Green Vase'® Zelkova TreeZelkova serrata 'Green Vase'

17 reviews
Shade Trees
Available Sizes:
  • 3-4 ft.
  • 4-5 ft.
  • 5-6 ft.
  • 6-7 ft.
  • 2 Pack (6-7 ft.)
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A Hardy Alternative to the American Elm

Why 'Green Vase'® Zelkova Trees?

The Green Vase® Zelkova has everything you could ever want in a shade tree, from its ornamental interest in every season and pest and disease resistance to hardy, tolerant growth.

Covered in oblong, dark green leaves in the spring and summer, the vase-shaped tree brings spectacular color and visual interest for months at a time. The Zelcova's autumn show will impress with a variety of colors from rusted orange, to bronze, and even pale yellow.

This Japanese native’s branches grow in a striking scaffolding pattern, and the peeling gray bark reveals a deep orange color beneath…making the dormant season ornamental, too. Even better is the fact that it's drought-tolerant with no serious disease or pest issues, able to grow in climates with hot, dry summers, and tolerant of pollution and urban conditions.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

This hardier alternative to the American Elm offers more ornamental value and disease resistance, along with the guarantee of easy, thriving growth. That's because we've planted, grown and nurtured our Green Vase® Trees for amazing results. Now, you reap the rewards of our hard work at the nursery with a thriving tree that's hassle-free.

Order yours today and create a solitary showpiece, or order several and plant a jaw-dropping line of shade trees for your driveway or large landscape!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: The Green Vase® Zelkova is easy to plant in your yard. Because of its tolerance to most soil conditions, you can plant this tree anywhere you like as long as it’s in full sun (6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day). Also, adding mulch to the base of your tree will help keep the moisture in and prevent weeds and grass competition. You don't need to add anything to your soil when planting - simply plant in a hole twice as wide and just as deep as the root ball.

2. Watering: This tree can tolerate wet or dry conditions. Be sure to water the tree weekly in its young life to ensure proper growth. After a couple of years, you only need to water the tree during very dry spells.

If you're not sure when to water, simply check the surrounding soil about 3 inches down. If the soil is dry here, it's time to water your tree.

3. Pruning: You don't need to prune the Green Vase Zelkova, but it can be helpful to remove dead bark and branches in the fall.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $129 $19.95

Product Details

Mature Height: 60-80 ft.
Mature Width: 40-50 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase'
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 5-8 outdoors
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5-8 outdoors       Map

Growing Zones: 5-8 outdoors

(hardy down to -10℉)

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Zelkova Tree

Extremely positive experience: prompt shipment, good quality tree, convenient packaging.

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Products arriving in great shapes!

Excellent shipping packages and services, 2-thumbs up!

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Green Vase Zelkova Tree

I bought six Zelkova trees to put throughout my park strips and they have done good since being planted at the beginning of May 2022. Unfortunately strong winds and sun scorching have initially created some challenges for these trees but Christine (Tree Expert) at Fast Growing Trees gave me some great tips to help these trees recover!

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The Tall Elm.

Great looking 7 foot tall tree!

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Green vase: zelkova tree

Very good, well packed and shipped