Did you know?
The very first Camperdown Elm tree (Ulmus glabra 'Camperdownii') was discovered in the gardens of the Camperdown House in Dundee, Scotland in the 1850s and is still there today. These trees are grafted and do not produce fertile seeds.
Up to 25 feet tall and 20 feet wide
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
Small, red flowers bloom in the spring. Weeping, contorted branches reach the ground and offer four seasons of interest.
Pests & Diseases
Dutch elm disease, leaf beetles, leaf miners
Great as a specimen
Plant in moist, well-drained, loamy soil in an area with full sun. These trees are very cold hardy and can tolerate minor air pollution, but they do not perform well in extreme heat.