Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt
Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt(fall colour)
Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Frontier Elm

Ulmus x 'Frontier'

  • Upright, pyramidal to oval crown, with pendulous branch tips
  • Leaves are reddish when young, turning green in the summer
  • Foliage turns yellow to red-purple in the fall

ZONE:
5

HEIGHT:
10-12 m

SPREAD:
7-9 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


This medium to fast grower has a smaller mature size, making it suitable for planting in a landscape where size is an issue, such as under overhead power lines.

Additional Notes about Frontier Elm:


A hybrid of U. carpinifolia and U. parvifolia.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Deciduous
Fall Color
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Purple
Yellow
Red
Green (dark)
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen