Ulmus americana 'Klehmii'

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Ulmus americana
Cultivar 'Klehmii'
Origin Naperville Nurseries, Illinois, USA

The American Elm cultivar Ulmus americana 'Klehmii' was cloned from a tree growing at Arlington Heights by Mr Charles Klehm, proprietor of the Charles Klehm & Son nursery.[1][2]

Description[edit]

'Klehmii' was distinguished by its shapely vase form.

Cultivation[edit]

The tree was first marketed by the Naperville Nurseries [1], Naperville, Illinois, in 1929. It is not known whether the tree remains in cultivation.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Ulmus americana 'Klehm': Plant Buyer's Guide, ed. 5, 253, 1949.

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. ^ Santamour, Frank S.; Bentz, Susan E. (May 1995). "Updated Checklist of Elm (Ulmus) Cultivars for use in North America". Journal of Arboriculture. 21 (3): 122–131. Retrieved 20 June 2016.