Ulmus parvifolia 'State Fair'

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Ulmus parvifolia 'State Fair'
SpeciesUlmus parvifolia
Cultivar'State Fair'
OriginUS

The Chinese Elm cultivar Ulmus parvifolia 'State Fair' was cloned from a tree growing in the grounds of the Oklahoma State Fair, Oklahoma City.

Description[edit]

The tree is distinguished by its orbicular crown, dense foliage and attractive exfoliating bark.[1] [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.[2]

Cultivation[edit]

Listed originally by the Sunshine Nursery, Clinton, Oklahoma, in 1994, it is not known to be in cultivation beyond North America.

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