Ulmus parvifolia 'Jade Empress'

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Ulmus parvifolia 'Jade Empress'
SpeciesUlmus parvifolia
Cultivar'Jade Empress'
OriginUS

The Chinese Elm cultivar Ulmus parvifolia 'Jade Empress' is an American selection.

Description[edit]

'Jade Empress' grows to a height of 10–16 m. The foliage is dark green in summer, turning yellow in autumn [1].

Pests and diseases[edit]

The species and its cultivars are highly resistant, but not immune, to Dutch elm disease, and unaffected by the Elm Leaf Beetle Xanthogaleruca luteola.[1]

Cultivation[edit]

'Jade Empress' is not known to be in cultivation beyond North America.

Accessions[edit]

None known.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elm Leaf Beetle Survey". Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 17 July 2017.