Tuesday, September 18, 2012

English Elm

Ulmus procera is the botanical name of this fast growing and dense plant more commonly called English Elm. It will usually grow to about 15m in height and 10m in width but can grow up to 40m in height and 30m in width.

English elm is an adaptable plant that requires full sun, where it grows best in moist and fertile soils. English elm can however grow in part shade. It can be grown in either sand, loam or clay soils and tolerates soils that are either acidic, neutral and alkaline. Once established it can tolerate drought.

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