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, Red or Purple or Bronze, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female reproductive parts 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." 1995-2020. Oct 27, 2020.
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