Ulmus minor 'Schuurhoek'

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Ulmus minor
RN Ulmus minor Schuurhoek ( beethovenstraat amsterdam).jpg
'Schuurhoek', Beethovenstraat, Amsterdam.
Cultivar 'Schuurhoek'
Origin Goes, Netherlands

The Field Elm cultivar Ulmus minor 'Schuurhoek' was originally an old, nameless clone found in the vicinity of Goes, Netherlands, which was taken back into cultivation as 'Schuurhoek' by the van't Westeinde nursery (now 'Kwekerij Westhof') at 's-Heer Abtskerke, Zeeland, in the 1950s.[1]

Description[edit]

RN Ulmus minor Schuurhoek leaves.JPG

A tall tree, the trunk covered with light branches over its entire length, and reputedly very resistant to exposure. [1] [2]

Pests and diseases[edit]

No resistance to Dutch elm disease has been noted, and the tree is susceptible to Verticillium wilt.[2]

Cultivation[edit]

The tree, treated as a cultivar of U. × hollandica by some authorities, is not known to have been introduced to North America or Australasia.

Etymology[edit]

The tree is named for the small rural district of Schuurhoek in Zeeland, The Netherlands.

Accessions[edit]

Europe

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. ^ Pegg, G. F. & Brady, B. L. (2002). Verticillium Wilts. CABI Publishing. ISBN 0-85199-529-2
  3. ^ "List of plants in the {elm} collection". Brighton & Hove City Council. Retrieved 23 September 2016. 

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