Ulmus parvifolia 'UPMTF' = Bosque

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Ulmus parvifolia
Cultivar 'UPMTF' = Bosque
Origin USA

The Chinese Elm cultivar Ulmus parvifolia 'UPMTF' (selling name Bosque™) was raised by Moon's Tree Farm nursery [1], Atlanta.

Description[edit]

Rarely exceeding 6 m in height, Bosque has a single central leader and strong ascending branches forming a pyramidal crown. The leaves are a lustrous dark green, turning yellow to orange in autumn. The mottled bark ranges from greyish orange to greyish brown. The tree is reputed to be very fast growing.

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]

Bosque is not known to be in cultivation beyond North America.

Etymology[edit]

Acronym of Ulmus Parvifolia Moon Tree Farm

Accessions[edit]

North America
  • Bartlett Tree Experts. Acc. nos. 2003–925/6

Nurseries[edit]

North America

(Widely available)

External links[edit]



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