Ulmus americana 'Maine'

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Ulmus americana
Cultivar 'Maine'
Origin USA

'Maine' is a selection of the American Elm Ulmus americana made by the USNA for use in disease-resistance trials. It has not been formally registered as a cultivar.

Description[edit]

Not available.

Pests and diseases[edit]

'Maine' poved particularly susceptible to Dutch elm disease exhibiting 30% crown dieback in one year after inoculation with the disease's causal fungus.[1]

Cultivation[edit]

The tree it is not known to have been cultivated beyond the United States.

Accessions[edit]

North America[edit]

None known.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Townsend, A. M., Bentz, S. E., and Douglass L. W. (2005). Evaluation of 19 American Elm Clones for Tolerance to Dutch Elm Disease. Journal of Environmental Horticulture, March 2005, Horticultural Research Institute, Washington, D.C.