Hardy Rubbertree
Eucommia ulmoides

This species is native to China, but is widely cultivated in North America as a cold-tolerant latex-producing tree. The trees can grow up to 20 m tall and are covered with a rough grayish-brown bark. This bark has been highly valued for its medicinal properties.

Habitat:Planted as an ornamental and for shade, requires full sun to part shade.
Growth Habit:Deciduous tree, growing up to 20 m tall.
Bloom Time:Spring.
Presence in US:DC NY VA
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