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Emerald Sunshine Elm (Ulmus propinqua 'JFS-Bieberich')

Photo credit: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co

A pest resistant elm that thrives in tough settings. This vase shaped tree is smaller than most elms. Its deep green, corrugated leaves turn a rich yellow in the fall.

Power Line Approved: No

Min. street tree planting width: 6 feet

Mature Height: 35 feet

Mature Spread: 25 feet

Tree Shape: Vase

Where to Plant:
Great tree for your yard or in a planting strip without overhead power lines.

Textured green leaves turn yellow in fall.

Photo credit: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co

Preferred Site Conditions:
Full sun. Adaptable to a wide range of soils.

Potential Problems:
No serious pests.

Minimum Planting Distances:

  • 15 feet from house or building
  • 3 ½ feet back from the face of the curb
  • 5 feet from underground utility lines
  • 10 feet from power poles
  • 7 ½ feet from driveways (10 feet recommended)
  • 20 feet from street lights and other existing trees
  • 30 feet from street intersections

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