What follows is a list of varieties of elm that offer both the majesty of the American elm and a good resistance to Dutch elm disease. Fortunately, several disease-resistant cultivars have been introduced. Many hybrids and selections of Asian elm that have reliable resistance to Dutch elm disease (DED) are available for landscape planting. The original trees are still in full leaf, and although it would be wrong to describe the new trees as immune, they certainly have a very high resistance to the disease. Elm Tree seeds are flat and light in weight, making them easy … Large fast-growing graceful native once lined virtually every street in New England but declined dramatically due to Dutch elm disease. Patriot (Ulmus 'Patriot') Grows to at least 45 feet high and 25 feet wide with a vase shape. Here is a list of our favorite trees based on size, color, leaf characteristics and insect/disease resistance. Most nurseries will carry at least one of these varieties, so pick your favorite and help bring back the majestic American elm to its status as a beloved street tree. The native American Elm Tree can grow up to 100 ft. tall with trunks 4 ft. wide. Excellent resistant to Dutch elm disease, excellent resistant to elm leaf beetles, some resistance to elm yellows. 60x70' Princeton Nursery intro, 1922. It is a tree mostly found in wetlands or other moist sites. This classic American Elm provides splendid shade, even cooling the yard and buildings substantially enough to reduce air conditioning costs. Bruce R. Fraedrich, PhD, Plant Pathology. This deciduous tree is extremely resistant to Dutch elm disease. Ulmus Columella is also referred to as the Columella Elm or the Resistant Elm.It is a Dutch cultivar that was created in 1967 by the Dorschkamp Research Institute in Wageningen. that exhibits resistance to Dutch Elm disease, as American Elms around it succumbed to the disease. This one has been in the trade for almost a century, chosen for its high resistance to the disease. American Elm - Hastings is a source of American Elm seed that is collected from a lone tree in in Hastings, NE. The disease-resistant American Elm Tree is massive, and it is best suited to larger yards and landscapes where the tree is able to grow uninterrupted. 1045. American Elm Tree. Dutch elm disease was responsible for wiping out more than 90 per cent of the elm tree population during the 70's and 80's. Disease Resistant Elm Selections . Resistance to Dutch Elm disease is very high. Starting at $13.99. Showing 1 - 20 of 53 items. It is a medium to large shade tree with a vase-shaped, broad rounded crown. ‘Sapporo Autumn Gold’ resists leaf scorch, but does not perform well in hot arid conditions. Insignificant flowers appear in March or April and bloom before the leaves emerge. Paperbark Maple (Acer griseum) 20-30' Exfoliating orange … Up to 26% off. Complex hybrid. Useful as street, parkway, or shade tree. The habitat of the American elm stretches from Florida to Newfoundland west to North Dakota and Texas. On Sale; Holiday & Gift Items; Fruit Trees ... Elm Trees; Empress Trees; Eucalyptus Trees; Fall Color Trees; Flowering Cherry Trees; Flowering Pear Trees; Ginkgo Trees; Japanese Maples; ... Disease Resistant. It was released for sale to the public in 1989. Thuja Green Giant. If you have specific landscape requirements, we would be happy to consult with you on a tree choice. In addition to disease resistance, these elms tolerate urban stress and are adapted to a wide range of soil conditions. Will tolerate exposed sites, making it a good selection for windbreaks. Elm trees with resistance to Dutch Elm Disease - which wiped out almost all Britain's 30m specimens 50 years ago - are championed at Chelsea by Dame Judi Dench. This tree is a North American Native who has a USDA hardy zone designation of 2 – 9. 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