Information About Elm Trees

Elms make wonderful shade trees in the landscape but they are not without their share of issues, mainly Dutch elm disease, which is fatal. Learn more about this disease and others, as well as growing information for elm tree varieties in the articles that follow. Even if you can’t grow them where you’re located, learning more about the trees will give you a better understanding and appreciation for them.

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What Is An American Elm Tree – American Elm Facts

By Teo Spengler

The beautiful American elm tree is probably not the best choice for your landscape. This lovely deciduous tree is sadly vulnerable to Dutch elm disease, and is not recommended by experts.

Rock Elm Tree Identification – What Does A Rock Elm Tree Look Like

By Laura Miller

The rock elm is one of the six elm trees native to the United States. Click here to learn more about the rock elm tree.

Lacebark Elm Information – Care Of Chinese Lacebark Elm In Gardens

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Although lacebark elm is native to Asia, it was introduced to the United States in 1794. Since that time, it has become a popular landscape tree, suitable for growing in USDA hardiness zones 5 through 9. Find more lacebark elm information here.

Slippery Elm Information: Tips On Using And Growing Slippery Elm Trees

By Teo Spengler

Slippery elm bark contains a substance that becomes slick and slippery when mixed with water, hence the name. The tree has been used in herbal medicine in this country for centuries. For more information about slippery elm herb uses, click this article.

What Is A Camperdown Elm Tree: Camperdown Elm History And Information

By Teo Spengler

If you are familiar with Camperdown elm, you are surely a fan of this lovely tree. If not, you may ask: "What is a Camperdown elm tree?". In either case, click this article for more information, including Camperdown elm history.

Japanese Elm Tree Care: How To Grow A Japanese Elm Tree

By Teo Spengler

Because of Dutch Elm disease, many people opt for Japanese elm trees instead, which are hardier and equally attractive. This article provides Japanese elm tree facts, including information about how to grow a Japanese elm tree.

Elm Phloem Necrosis – Methods Of Elm Yellows Treatment

By Teo Spengler

Elm yellows is a disease that attacks and kills native elms. The disease is systemic and lethal. Learn about the symptoms of elm yellow disease and whether there is any effective elm yellows treatment in this article. Click here for more info.

Drake Elm Tree Growing: Tips On Caring For Drake Elm Trees

By Teo Spengler

The drake elm (also called Chinese elm or lacebark elm) is a quick-growing elm tree that naturally develops a dense, rounded, umbrella-shaped canopy. For more drake elm tree information and details on caring for drake elm trees, click this article.

Winged Elm Tree Care: Tips For Growing Winged Elm Trees

By Teo Spengler

The winged elm, a deciduous tree native to the southern woodlands of the United States, grows in both wet areas and dry, making it a very adaptable tree for cultivation. Click this article for information about growing winged elm trees.

Elm Tree Diseases: Tips On Treating Diseases Of Elm Trees

By Jackie Carroll

Anyone with an elm tree in their landscape should know the symptoms of disease so they can address these problems promptly. This article will help with common elm diseases. Click here for more info.

Dutch Elm Protection – Is There Treatment For Dutch Elm Disease

By Kristi Waterworth

Although elms are still popular in home landscapes, American and European elms are highly susceptible to Dutch elm disease. This article discusses the fatal tree disease. Learn more about it here.

Growing Elm Trees: Learn About Elm Trees In The Landscape

By Jackie Carroll

Growing elm trees provides a homeowner with cooling shade and unrivaled beauty for many years to come. You can learn more about planting an elm tree in this article. Learn more here.

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