Ulmus minor 'Virgata'

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Ulmus minor
Cultivar 'Virgata'
Origin Nangis, Seine et Marne, France

The Field Elm cultivar Ulmus minor 'Virgata' was described by Pepin [1] (as Ulmus campestris virgata) in Revue Horticole 1865: 347, 1865.[1]


Pepin described the tree as having slender, erect branches bestowing a fastigiate form.


No specimens are known to survive. Planted before 1789 near Nangis, Seine-et-Marne.[2]


  • Brighton & Hove City Council, UK, NCCPG Elm Collection.[3] One large mature tree in Surrenden Road, Brighton.
  • Melbourne, Australia; several specimen trees reported around the city.


  1. ^ Pepin, Pierre Denis (1865). "Ulmus campestris virgata". Revue Horticole: 347–348. 
  2. ^ Green, Peter Shaw (1964). "Registration of cultivar names in Ulmus". Arnoldia. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University. 24 (6–8): 41–80. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "List of plants in the {elm} collection". Brighton & Hove City Council. Retrieved 23 September 2016.