SelecTree: Tree Detail
VILLAGE GREEN SAWLEAF ZELKOVA
Zelkova serrata 'Village Green'
Photo Locations: Longwood Gardens - Kennette Square, PA, The Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL, The National Arboretum - Washington, DC and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage.
Additional Common Names
VILLAGE GREEN JAPANESE ZELKOVA, VILLAGE GREEN SAWLEAF ZELKOVA
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 50 - 60 feet.
Width: 45 - 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 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, 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 'Village Green' Tree Record." 1995-2019. May 26, 2019.
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