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Drake Chinese Elm TreeUlmus parvifolia 'Drake'

  • Drake Chinese Elm Tree

    The Drake Chinese Elm Tree has a slightly more weeping habit than other Chinese Elms.

  • Drake Chinese Elm Tree

    The Drake's bark begins exfoliating sooner than other Chinese Elms.

  • Drake Chinese Elm Tree

    The leaves turn a flat yellow in fall.

  • Drake Chinese Elm Tree
  • Drake Chinese Elm Tree
  • Drake Chinese Elm Tree

* Images shown are of mature plants

Drake Chinese Elm TreeUlmus parvifolia 'Drake'

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A Classic, Beautiful Shade Tree for the Golden State

Why Drake Elm Trees?
Known for its adaptability and ease, the Drake Chinese Elm Tree boasts a moderately fast but manageable growth rate, stunning shape and nearly-evergreen foliage. It’s a classic shade tree in every way but with even more benefits.

For starters, the Drake Chinese Elm is wonderfully versatile and adaptable. It excels whether it’s planted for shade, as a street barrier or simply a specimen focal point, especially since it’s tolerant of drought and pollution. You’ll get the promise of green hues in summer, blazing yellows in fall and visually interesting bark in the winter.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
But the best part of the Drake Elm is that, because it’s a proven performer, it’s consistent in both size and shape. This tree has been nurtured by certified ornamental horticulturists, so you can be certain of its fine quality. Finally, since it’s been grown and shipped in its existing pot, roots intact, it’s ready to perform spectacularly when it arrives to your door.

The Drake Elm Tree: Golden State-grown specifically for California landscapes. Its healthful, happy origin means it’s ready to flourish in your own landscape. Imagine month-to-month visual interest without effort – order your own Drake Elm Tree today, before it sells out!

Planting & Care

Planting Instructions: Before planting, it’s important to choose a location with enough space to accommodate the size of your Drake Chinese Elm. Furthermore, your Drake should be planted in a sunny spot (6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day) with well-drained soil.

After you’ve selected a suitable location, dig a hole that’s at least two to three times wider than your tree’s root ball. Once you’ve placed your Drake Elm, back fill its soil, tamp down to avoid air pockets and lastly, water to help establish its roots.

Following planting, simply water and monitor – that’s it. No fertilizer or pruning needed.

Watering: The Drake Elm is super easy to grow, but an adequate watering schedule is important. Water your tree regularly during the growing season (approximately one thorough watering each week is fine).

But if you’re not sure when to water your Drake, simply check its surrounding soil, down to around 2 or 3 inches. If the soil in this area is dry, it’s time to water.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $49 $19.95

Product Details

Mature Height: 30-40 ft.
Mature Width: 30-40 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Moderate
Drought Tolerance: High
Botanical Name: Ulmus parvifolia 'Drake'
Does Not Ship To: AZ,GA
Grows Well In Zones: 6-9 outdoors
Your Growing Zone: #
6-9 outdoors       Map

Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors

(hardy down to 0℉)

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