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Siberian Elm (Ulmus pumila)

About Siberian Elm

Siberian Elm is a Tree. Trees are woody perennial plants, usually with a single trunk, relatively tall

Plant Names (Nomenclature)

Common Plant Name Siberian Elm
Scientific Plant Name Ulmus pumila
Other Common Names
Other Scientific Names
Common Family Name Elm
Scientific Family Name Ulmaceae

Origin

Native Status U.S. Introduction Alien Species: Introduced to Kansas and the United States.

Growth Characteristics

Growth Habit/Form Tree Trees are woody perennial plants, usually with a single trunk, relatively tall
Life Span Woody Woody plants have woody stems that grow more than a year.
Maximum Height 60.0 feet height in feet
Maximum Spread 15.0 feet width in feet
Flower Color Green, colors of the flowers
Flowering Season April - May typical months to expect blooms
Reproduction Seed Only methods of reproduction

Growth Requirements

Sun Exposure Shade Full Sun: direct sun 8 or more hours of the day
Part Sun: direct sun 4 to 8 hours of the day; about half a day of sun
Shade: direct sun 0 to 4 hours of the day
Soil Moisture Drained to Dry Wet: Soil is soggy or marshy
Moist: Soil tends to stay moist and rarely dries out
Medium: Average soil moisture, little or now slope
Drained: Soil is well drained, never soggy; medium slope
Dry: Soil is dry, often typical of rocky soil; steep slope

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Siberian Elm (Ulmus pumila)Siberian Elm (Ulmus pumila)