Ulmus americana 'Beebe's Weeping'
U. americana 'Beebe's Weeping', Illinois
|Origin||Galena, Illinois, USA|
'Beebe's Weeping' has thick cord-like branches which curve over as they grow, similar to a Weeping Willow, creating a dome of foliage. A very fast growing cultivar, trees grown at Germantown, Philadelphia were reputed to gain 6 m (20 ft) per annum.
Pests and diseases
No specific information available, but the species as a whole is highly susceptible to Dutch Elm Disease and Elm Yellows; it is also moderately preferred for feeding and reproduction by the adult Elm Leaf Beetle Xanthogaleruca luteola  , and highly preferred for feeding by the Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica    in the United States. U. americana is also the most susceptible of all the elms to verticillium wilt.
A few specimens are known to survive in the United States, mostly in Illinois where the cultivar originated.
A curious 'table top' elm growing in the center of Provo, Utah, planted in 1927, may be an example of the cultivar . A single specimen listed in the NCCPG collection at Brighton, England, is now considered to be 'Pendula'.
Named for Mr. E. Beebe, discoverer of the tree.
- Ulmus fulva pendula: Meehan, Garden & Forest 2: 286, 1889.
- Green, Peter Shaw (1964). "Registration of cultivar names in Ulmus". Arnoldia. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University. 24 (6–8): 41–80. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
- Meehan, (1889), in Garden & Forest, 2: 286, 1889.
- Miller, F. and Ware, G. (2001). Resistance of Temperate Chinese Elms (Ulmuss spp.) to Feeding of the Adult Elm Leaf Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 94 (1): 162–166. 2001. Entom. Soc.of America.
- Miller, F., Ware, G. and Jackson, J. (2001). Preference of Temperate Chinese Elms (Ulmus spp.) for the Feeding of the Japanese Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 94 (2). 445–448. 2001. Entom. Soc.of America.
- Pegg, G. F. & Brady, B. L. (2002). Verticillium Wilts. CABI Publishing. ISBN 0-85199-529-2