Ulmus americana 'Markham'

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Ulmus americana
Cultivar 'Markham'
Origin Avon, New York, USA

The American Elm cultivar Ulmus americana 'Markham' was cloned from "an outstanding tree", now long dead, growing naturally at Avon, New York before 1950.[1]

Description[edit]

The original tree was of great size, and possessed an extremely pendulous branching habit.[2]

Cultivation[edit]

It is not known whether 'Markham' remains in cultivation in North America or beyond.

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. ^ Peattie, D. C. (1950). A Natural History of Trees of Eastern and Central North America, p. 240. Houghton Mifflin Company (HMCo) Field Guides, Boston, MA. ISBN 0-395-58174-5