Ulmus 'Repura'

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Ulmus hybrid
Hybrid parentage 'Regal' × (U. rubra × (U. pumila × U. davidiana var. japonica))
Cultivar 'Repura'
Origin USA

'Repura' is an American cultivar raised by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) as selection '1193-4', derived from a crossing of 'Regal' (female parent) and a crossing of Ulmus rubra with the hybrid Ulmus pumila × Ulmus davidiana var. japonica.[1]

Description[edit]

Not available.

Pests and diseases[edit]

'Repura' has not been thoroughly tested for resistance to Dutch elm disease.

Cultivation[edit]

Registered in 1993 as 'Repura' by Conrad Appel KG, of Darmstadt, Germany, (ceased trading 2005), the tree is unlikely to be commercially released in either the USA or Europe.

Accessions[edit]

Not known.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Santamour, F. S., & Bentz, S. E. Updated checklist of elm (Ulmus) cultivars for use in North America. Journal of Arboriculture, 21(3): May, 1995.