Nire

Ulmus parvifolia 'Nire-keyaki'

The Chinese Elm Ulmus parvifolia cultivar 'Nire-keyaki' is a dwarf variety principally used for bonsai.
Description
The clone is distinguished by its dense branching and fringed leaves.
Pests and diseases
The species and its cultivars are highly resistant, but not immune, to Dutch elm disease, and unaffected by the Elm Leaf Beetle Xanthogaleruca luteola
Cultivation
Known in Europe and Australasia, 'Nire-keyaki' does not appear to have been introduced to North America.

Accessions

None known.

Nurseries

Europe

Australasia

Synonymy

  • Zelkova 'Nire', Ulmus 'Nire', Ulmus 'Nire-keyaki'.

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