Plant Library

Elm Northern Empress

Common Name: Elm

Botanical Name: Ulmus davidiana var. japonica

Variety: Northern Empress

Blossom Color: N/A

Bloom Time: N/A

Zone: 3 to 6

Exposure: Sun

Mature Height: 28'

Mature Width: 24'

Notes: A very hardy small to medium sized growing elm with a rounded crown, open branching, and attractive summer and fall foliage. Fall foliage changes from green to apricot-orange to burgundy-red before leaf drop. Size and form permit use in smaller homeowner and business landscapes, parks, and boulevard plantings. Resistant to Dutch Elm Disease.Likes well drained soils, pH adaptable and has good drought tolerance.