One in Adelphi, Maryland, one in Wildwood, Florida, one at the US National Arboretum with a grandfatherly interest in many more around the DC area (unless noted, pictures are taken the day of post)
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Ulmus chenmoui, the Langya Mountain Elm...a Chinese Elm with nice flowers!
Plus a pretty good resistance to Dutch Elm Disease and many of the other maladies that tend to affect Elms. This tree overhangs the China Valley Path most of the way down the valley. Pat planted it and recalls having to stand it up and stake it at some point. It seems to be well established and firmly rooted at this point. The abundant fleshy green flowers are surely something though.