Species: Zelkova serrata
Japanese Zelkova; Saw-leaf Zelkova; Keaki Tree
Found on Course Walks
Map of plant locations
Mostly tall trees except 'Schmidtlow' ( Wireless) and 'City Sprite', which are <30.''City Sprite', 'Goshiki', 'Green Vase', 'Halka', 'Musashino', 'Schmidtlow', 'Spring Grove', 'Variegata', 'Village Green'
Tree > 30 feet, Tree < 30 feet
60' - 80', some cultivars <30'
narrow crotch angles and poor branch attachment can cause splitting when older; dark green leaves turn yellow, bronze or reddish purple; cherrylike bark becomes gray and exfoliating when mature
Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil; Prolonged periods of dry soil
See graphic below
No diseases listed
Bare Root Transplanting
transplant in spring, native to Japan, Korea, Northern China, Taiwan
Moisture Tolerance Graphic
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