Ulmus × hollandica 'Gaujardii'

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Ulmus × hollandica
Ulmus 'Gaujardii' at 3 years.jpg
'Gaujardii' at 3 years
Hybrid parentage U. glabra × U. minor
Cultivar 'Gaujardii'
Origin France

The hybrid elm cultivar Ulmus × hollandica 'Gaujardii' is one of a number of cultivars arising from the crossing of Wych Elm U. glabra with Field Elm U. minor. 'Gaujardii' was mentioned in Unsere Freiland-Laubgehölze in 1913, but without description.[1][2]

Description[edit]

Described as having symmetrical upright growth and of great vigour with the appearance of an arrow. The foliage is of medium size, oval and light green.[3][4]

Cultivation[edit]

'Gaujardii' was produced at a rate of 30,000 trees per annum in 1930,[5] though no specimens are known to survive.

Etymology[edit]

Named for Gaujard-Rome & fils, Châteauroux, France.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Green, Peter Shaw (1964). "Registration of cultivar names in Ulmus". Arnoldia. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University. 24 (6–8): 41–80. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  2. ^ von Silva-Tarouca, Ernst Emanuel (1913). Unsere Freiland-Laubgehölze. p. 366. 
  3. ^ a b "New garden plants of the year 1898". Kew Bulletin. 12-13: 53. 1899. 
  4. ^ "Miscellen". Wiener illustrirte Garten-Zeitung. 23: 27. 1898. 
  5. ^ Pépinières Gaujard-Rome et Cie - 1930. Gaujard-Rome. 1930. pp. 85, 88, 93, 95. 

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