Ulmus 'Rosehill'

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Ulmus hybrid
Hybrid parentage U. pumila × U. rubra
Cultivar 'Rosehill'
Origin USA

The hybrid cultivar 'Rosehill' was originally raised by the Rose Hill Nurseries of Kansas City, Missouri, from a selection of Ulmus pumila × Ulmus rubra seedlings made in 1951.

Description[edit]

'Rosehill' was described as slightly slower growing than its sibling 'Willis', but carrying a heavier crown, with good branching and attractive foliage.[1]

Pests and diseases[edit]

No information available.

Cultivation[edit]

The tree was later marketed by the Willis Nursery Co. of Ottawa, Kansas.[2] It is not known whether 'Rosehill' remains in cultivation, or if it was ever introduced to Europe or Australasia.

Synonymy[edit]

  • 'Boulevard': Rosehill Gardens, (Kansas, Missouri), Cat. Spring 1960.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ulmus 'Rosehill' in Handbuch der Ulmengewächse, www.ulmen-handbuch.de [1]
  2. ^ Green, P. S. (1964). Registration of cultivar names in Ulmus. Arnoldia, Vol. 24. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University. [2]