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GREEN VASE SAWLEAF ZELKOVA
Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase'
Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage.
Additional Common Names
GREEN VASE JAPANESE ZELKOVA, GREEN VASE SAWLEAF ZELKOVA
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 50 - 65 feet.
Width: 50 - 65 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Elliptic, Green, Bronze or Red, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Brown Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.
Bark Gray Brown, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 3 - 21.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun.
Wet but Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Canker.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Weak.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Buffer Strip, Shade Tree or Street Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Apr 23, 2018.
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