Ulmus americana 'Moline'
|Origin||Moline, Illinois, USA|
'Moline' is distinguished by its narrow but open form, the older branches ultimately horizontal .
Pests and diseases
In earlier field trials at Morton, 'Moline' was found to have a relatively fast growth rate, exceeding 7.7 m (25 ft) in height in 10 years. The tree is not known to have been introduced to Europe or Australasia.
- Ulmus americana var. molinensis: Bailey & Bailey, Hortus Second 746, 1941.
'Moline' was crossed with American Elm W-185-21 to create the moderately disease-resistant cultivar 'Independence'.
- Morton Arboretum. Acc. no. 862-43.
- Green, P. S. (1964). Registration of cultivar names in Ulmus. Arnoldia, Vol. 24. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University.