Ulmus americana 'Nigricans'

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Ulmus americana
Cultivar 'Nigricans'
Origin Zöschener Baumschule, Germany

The American Elm cultivar Ulmus americana 'Nigricans' was cloned from a selection made from seedlings raised by the Zöschener Baumschule, Germany, at the end of the 19th century.

Description[edit]

The tree was distinguished by its very dark green foliage. Occasionally listed as 'Nigrescens', it has caused confusion with a U. minor cultivar of that name.[1]

Cultivation[edit]

No specimens are known to survive.

Synonymy[edit]

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.