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Valley Forge Elm Tree Orange and Yellow Fall Color Valley Forge Elm Tree Valley Forge Elm Tree Leaves Fall Color Valley Forge Elm Tree Foliage

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Valley Forge Elm Tree

Ulmus americana 'Valley Forge'

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Valley Forge Elm trees are the most resistant to Dutch Elm Disease of any elm. This fast-growing tree develops a vase-shaped, dense canopy that provides excellent shade. Fall color is yellow and this tree tolerates salt, poor soil conditions, drought, and pollution. Makes a great lawn or street tree.


Hardiness Zone: 5-8
Mature Height: 50 to 60+ feet
Mature Width: 50 to 60 feet
Classification: Broad Leaved deciduous tree, Shade Tree
Sunlight: Full Sun
Habit: Upright, spreading
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
Growzone: 5-8 Valley Forge Elm Tree Hardiness Zone 5-8

How to Care for Valley Forge Elm Tree

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Valley Forge 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 Valley Forge 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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