Free Shipping   |   Choose your own Shipping Date   |   Our Guarantee   |   Volume Discounts   |   How to Order

 
 
 

American Elm vs Ironwood Tree

Ulmus americana

Ostrya virginiana

SAVE UP TO 17%

NOT AVAILABLE THIS SEASON

American Elm
Ironwood Tree

American Elm is fast growing, tall tree with a recognizable and pleasing shape.

It's well suited for urban environments because of its non-invasive roots and ability to grow on harsh sites (quite salt tolerant). American Elm develops a wide, dense canopy that provides shade for many city streets around North America.

Ironwood Tree is one of the strongest and most resilient trees you will find in North America. In fact, it has the hardest and most dense wood of any North American tree. Prized for its oval shaped canopy and showy winter trunk, this striking shade tree will make a beautiful addition to any yard. Make sure you do not plant near roads as it is highly salt sensitive.

Note: Unfortunately this difficult to grow species is not currently scheduled to grow at TreeTime.ca. Perhaps try purchasing seed from SeedTime.ca and growing your own? Or sign up for a restock notification above.

AMERICAN ELM QUICK FACTS

IRONWOOD TREE QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $3.59 - SAVE UP TO 17%
Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 30 m (98 ft)
Height: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: any
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: bright yellow
Bark: dark, ashy gray with ridges
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: slow
Life span: up to 200 years
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Suckering: medium
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: water elm, whilte elm


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes