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Zelkova carpinifolia

Zelkova carpinifolia (Caucasian Zelkova, Caucasian Elm)

is a bushy fully hardy perennial evergreen tree. It grows well in direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water.
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This tree has all year round interest.


This is a oval shaped tree has an ultimate height of 12m / 39.4ft and spread of 12m / 39.4ft. It can take 26-30 years to reach its ultimate height and has a lifespan of around 251-300 years.


The leaves are green in Spring and Summer.


Low maintenance and specimen/accent plant.


Zelkova carpinifolia has green bark with a smooth texture.


Iran. Turkey.

-28°C / -18.4F 26-30 years 12m / 39.4ft 12m / 39.4ft
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Zelkova
Specific epithet ? carpinifolia
Synonyms (other names) [Edit]
  • Rhamnus carpinifolia
Common names
Caucasian Zelkova (Ireland), Caucasian Elm (Ireland)
IPNI details on Zelkova carpinifolia
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