Japanese Zelkova

Zelkova serrata

This medium-sized deciduous tree is native to Asia. It was introduced into the United States as an ornamental tree with attractive bark, leaf color, and shape. Mature trees can reach heights of up to 30 m and are characterized by their multi-stems and broad crowns. This species is a popular tree in the horticultural art of bonsai.
Habitat:
Planted as an ornamental.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing up to 24 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Mid-spring.
Longevity:
Long-lived.
Presence in US:
GA OH PA