INSECT RESISTANCE: elm leaf beetle
DISEASE RESISTANCE: Dutch elm disease
Vase-shaped in youth, this relatively small and compact elm develops a rounded shape with age. New growth may be flushed with pink or red before maturing to green. Selected by nurseryman/arborist Jim Barborinas as the best of Ulmus chenmoui seedlings shared by Dr. George Ware of Morton Arboretum.