Ulmus parvifolia 'Red Fall'

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Ulmus parvifolia 'Red Fall'
SpeciesUlmus parvifolia
Cultivar'Red Fall'
OriginUS

The Chinese Elm cultivar Ulmus parvifolia 'Red Fall' is an American clone selected by S. Bieberich of the Sunshine Nursery, Clinton, Oklahoma.

Description[edit]

As the name implies, the tree is distinguished by the intense red colouration of its foliage in autumn.[1][2]

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.[3]

Cultivation[edit]

'Red Fall' is not known to be in cultivation beyond North America.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Ulmus 'Red': Anon.

Accessions[edit]

None known.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ Dirr, M. A., Nursery Manager, 9(6): 30–33, 1993.
  3. ^ "Elm Leaf Beetle Survey". Sunshine Nursery & Aboretum. Archived from the original on July 19, 2011. Retrieved March 30, 2011.