Caucasian elm

Caucasian elm leaves

Caucasian elm facts

Name – Zelkova carpinifolia
Family Ulmaceae
Type tree

100 feet (30 meters)
Exposure full sun
Soil ordinary

Flowering April

Planting Caucasian elm

Indifferently, in fall or spring.
Follow our guidelines on planting trees

Pruning Caucasian elm

It doesn’t need any pruning.
If you wish to reduce the size of the tree or cut off lower branches, best to perform this during the dormant phase of the vegetation, in fall or at the end of winter.

All there is to know about the Caucasian elm

This very elegant tree, which has a majestic bearing when it reaches its adult size, is native to the Caucasian mountains.

It is easy to care for and will endow you with wonder in fall when it becomes gilded with luminous golden yellow leaves.

Smart tip about Caucasian elm

During its first years, mulch the foot of the tree in summer to retain soil moisture.

Credits for images shared to Nature & Garden (all edits by Gaspard Lorthiois):
Yellow and green by Richard Ash under © CC BY-SA 2.0