Princeton Elm Trees

Ulmus americana 'Princeton'

Growzone: 2-9

As Low As $89.95
1. Choose Size & Quantity
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5-6 Foot $89.95
6-7 Foot $99.95
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Espoma Bio-Tone Plus Starter Plus $14.95
15" Tree Staking kit by DeWitt $14.95
Treegator Watering Bag $27.95
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This Plants Growzone: 2-9
Growing Zone: 2-9
Mature Height: 50 to 60+ feet
Mature Width: 25 to 30 feet
Classification: Broad Leaved deciduous tree, Shade Tree
Sunlight: Full Sun
Habit: Upright
Foliage: Dark Green, brilliant buttery yellow in fall
Flower Color: Inconspicuous
Pruning Season: No pruning needed
Soil Condition Any well drained soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Tolerates moist soil and full sun. Full sun brings out the best fall color. Will adapt to drier sites

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Developed in conjunction with the USDA, this beautiful tree is completely resistant to the deadly Dutch elm disease.  It's a fast-growing tree, up to 3-6' per year. In the Fall it has nice buttery yellow leaves.  Wonderfully adaptable, it is tolerant of poor soil conditions and road salt which makes it a great street tree.



Full Description

Princeton Elm is Resistant to Dutch Elm Disease   


Planting Information

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Princeton Elm Trees that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Princeton Elm Trees to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole.


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