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Valley Forge Elm Tree
Ulmus americana 'Valley Forge'
As Low As: $109.95
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|5 Gallon Pot||$109.95||
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Valley Forge Elm Trees for Sale Online
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.
About Your Valley Forge Elm Tree
Valley Forge Elm is Resistant to Dutch Elm Disease
|Mature Height:||50 to 60+ feet|
|Mature Width:||50 to 60 feet|
|Classification:||Broad Leaved deciduous tree, Shade Tree|
|Foliage:||Dark Green, brilliant buttery yellow in fall|
|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|
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.