Accolade Elm

Ulmus ‘Morton’

Accolade Elm

Height: 70′
Spread: 40-50′

Shape: Upright, spreading
Foliage: Deep green

Fall Foliage: Golden yellow
Exposure: Full sun

Zone: 4-7

This selection has excellent Dutch elm disease resistance with a form resembling the American elm. A 20 year old tree at the Morton Arboretum is 40′ in height with approximately a 30′ spread. The beautiful glossy, dark green foliage turns golden yellow in the fall. Selected and introduced by Morton Arboretum and Chicagoland Grows®.

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Drought tolerant

Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries