Morton Red Tip Elm - DANADA CHARM™
Botanical Name: Ulmus ‘Morton Red Tip'
Common Name: Morton Red Tip Elm -DANADA CHARM TM
Height: 60-70' Spread: 50-60' Habit/Form: Vase Shape Growth Rate: Fast Zone: 4-9
Cultural Requirements: Prefers rich, moist soil, tolerant of most soils and urban conditions. Very cold hardy.
Ornamental Characteristics: A hybrid elm introduced by Chicagoland Grows®. Vase shaped with long, arching limbs. Emerging leaves are red glossy then dark green foliage in summer turning a yellow in fall. Bark provides winter interest. Vigorous grower. Very good resistance to Dutch elm disease, but susceptible to elm leaf beetle.
Use in the Landscape: Street and large lawn tree