Highly recommended in a recent study of elm resistant to Dutch Elm Disease conducted by the University of Minnesota, due to being fast growing, winder hardy, having excellent resistance to Dutch elm disease and having moderate maintenance requirements. Accolade elm has the same shape as the American elm but is slightly smaller.
Cold – Drought – Urban Conditions – Wet Conditions – Wind
Prune in winter after the coldest days passed. Decurrent form! Elms should not be pruned between April 1 and August 31 as elm beetle is active and may be attracted to cuts.
Full sun. Thrives in average and moist locations and tolerate dry sites. Hardy to wind and salt and tolerant of urban conditions.