Tagged as: Intermediate Sized Trees
Botanical Name: Ulmus ‘Frontier' (U. carpinifolia x U. parvifolia)
Common Name: Frontier Elm
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Height: 25-40' Spread: 15' Habit/Form: Upright/Pyramidal Growth Rate: Fast Zone: 4-10
Cultural Requirements: Tolerant of urban conditions, drought, poor soil, and compaction.
Ornamental Characteristics: A moderate sized elm with a stiff, rounded crown, smooth, grey bark with prominent orange lenticels, not exfoliating. Small leaves and reddish-purple fall color comes from its lacebark elm parentage. Frontier elm is a US national Arboretum introduction. It shows a high level of tolerance to Dutch elm disease and elm yellows with a moderate resistance to elm leaf beetle.
Use in the Landscape: Perfect for smaller landscapes, along city streets and under power lines.
- Amur Cherry 100%
Botanical Name: Prunus maackiiCommon Name: Amur Cherry, Amur Chokecherry Updated 11/2012 Height: 20-30' Spread: 20-30' Habit/Form: Pyramidal in youth to rounded with age Growth Rate: Fast Zone: 3-6Cultural Requirements: Best in full sun;...
- Little-leaved Linden 99%
Botanical Name: Tilia cordata Common Name: Little-leaved Linden Updated 2/2013 Click on an image to enlarge. Form Leaf Bark Height: 45-60' Spread: 25-30' Habit/Form: Pyramidal in youth, upright-oval with age Growth Rate:...
- Intermediate Sized Deciduous Trees (25-40 feet) 96%
Intermediate-sized trees generally grow 25-40 feet tall. Like large trees, intermediate-sized trees provide shade, warming, shelter, and privacy. They absorb noise, dirt, heat, and glare from the pavement and street. Be mindful of the growth needs...
- Ohio Buckeye 96%
Botanical Name: Aesculus glabraCommon Name: Ohio Buckeye Updated 1/2012 Form Leaf Flower Fruit Bark Click on an image to enlarge. Height: 20-40' Spread:...
- Ironwood 95%
Botanical Name: Ostrya virginiana*Common Name: Ironwood Updated 11/2012 Form Fall Leaves Fruit Catkins Bark Click on an image to enlarge Height:...
- American Hornbeam (Musclewood) 95%
Botanical name: Carpinus carolinianaCommon name: American Hornbeam (Musclewood) Updated 2/2012 Click on an image to enlarge leaves and fruit fall color flowers bark Height: 25-35' (often smaller)...