The Chinese Elm Ulmus parvifolia
' is a dwarf variety principally used for bonsai
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
Known in Europe
, 'Nire-keyaki' does not appear to have been introduced to North America
- Zelkova 'Nire', Ulmus 'Nire', Ulmus 'Nire-keyaki'.