Habitat & Distribution of:
Ulmus parvifolia
Chinese Elm

Author

Jacq.

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Origin and Habitat

Species Type:

Tree

Origins & Spread:

China, East Asia, Japan, Korea

Maximum Height:

Very Large - over 65 feet

Species Growth Rate:

Very Fast - over 36 inches per year

Longevity :

Average - 50 to 150 years

Plant Shape:

Rounded


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Foliage Identification of:
Ulmus parvifolia
Chinese Elm

Foliage Duration:

Deciduous, Evergreen

Foliage Period:

March, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Foliage Type:

Simple

Foliage Size:

2cm - 6cm by 1cm-2.5cm wide

Foliage Shape:

having the outline of an ellipse.;resembling and egg in outline (see also obovate).

Foliage Arrangement:

Alternate Positioned singly at different heights on the stem; one leaf occurring at each node.

Foliage Color:

Dark Green;Light Green

Fall Colour:

Dark Green;Light Green

Notes:

alternate leaf arrangement, oblique leaf base, serrate leaf margins with pubescent underside 12 or less pairs on veins, cause leaf surface to be rough dark green leaf color no terminal bud


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Flower Showiness:

Inconspicuous

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Fruit Identification Information

Fruiting Period:

Oct, Nov, Fall

Fruit Size:

Medium - 1.50 to 4cm

Fruiting Habit:

Prolific

Fruit Type:

Winged seed/Samara

Fruit Color:

Brown;Green

Fruits Ripens:

Fruit notes:

rounded samaras notched at tip greenish red in color ripens in fall


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Bark Colour:

Brown;Dark Grey;Light Grey;Red;Red Brown

Bark Texture:

Exfoliating;Scaly/Flaky/Platy

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