Ulmus parvifolia 'Drake' (Drake Chinese Elm) up to ~53'-high x ~60'-wide (oval to round to umbrella shaped canopy) winter deciduous per individual tree dark green leaves inconspicuous flowers brown or mostly green winged seeds (Autumn) origin: selection of species from southeast Asia, Korea, Japan (not invasive) medium-high water use clay to loamy to sandy soil with average to fast drainage no soil amendment (per pH 4.0–10.0) litter maintenance: medium-low/dry fruit low flammability medium-low branch strength pruning maintenance: medium (mostly per thinning) allergenicity: high plant at least 3 feet from masonry local Sunset Zones 18-24
SelecTree. UFEI. "Ulmus parvifolia 'Drake' Tree Record." 1995-2021. Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. Accessed on Jul 23, 2021. < https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/1440 >
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