Chinese Elm

Genus: Ulmus

Family: Ulmacea

Botanical Name: Ulmus Parvifolia

Native to Asia with alternate leathery leaves and a beautiful mix of grey and orange surrounding the bark, This tree can be deciduous or evergreen based on its growing location (indoor or outdoor). The specimen produces very fine twigs, branches, and consequentially, small leaves, making it one of the most popular trees cultivated as Bonsai.

Chinese elm mediaStyles

The Ulmus Parvifolia is usually presented in very sinuous stiles, such as informal upright, slanting, cascade, and semi-cascade, but it also looks great in many other styles, such as broom, literati, over the rock, group planting, and so forth.

Location and Position

Thanks to its adaptability, the Ulmus Parvifolia is a great specimen for both indoor or outdoor. It needs full sun during the spring and a bit of shade in summer. If it will be subjected to severe frost, then it is advisable to protect…

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