This American Elm cultivar is resistant to Dutch elm disease. It is a fast growing shade tree that was raised and discovered by the Agricultural Research Service of Maryland. It was released to wholesale nurseries in 1995 and is being widely planted as a replacement to the native American Elm.
Cold – Drought – Salt – Urban Conditions – Wind
Prune in winter after the coldest days passed. Ex-current form! Elms should not be pruned between April 1 and August 31 as elm beetle is active and may be attracted to cuts.