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Siberian Elm

Ulmus pumila

Also known as

Chinese Elm, Dwarf Elm, Littleleaf Elm, Manchurian Elm, Elm

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30m

Max

15m

20m

Min

10m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Siberian Elm Overview

This is a small, fast-growing elm, which is easily distinguished by its slender-stalks, with small leaves which are almost completely symmetrical at the base, and are dark green and toothed.

Common problems with Siberian Elm

How to propagate Siberian Elm

Cuttings

You can propagate from semi-ripe cuttings in the summer or seeds in the autumn.

Seed

Other uses of Siberian Elm

Grown for their foliage and habit.