Ulmus americana – American Elm
Once known as the perfect tree for the urban setting. The Dutch elm disease has wiped out many of Ontario’s elm trees and is only starting to come back. Wood is often referred to as a hard softwood.
Height : 60-80 feet Spread : 30-40 feet
Light : Full sun to part shade Water : Dry to moist
Soil : Sand, loam Zone : 3
Growth Rate : Medium to fast