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Brandon Elm vs Ironwood Tree

Ulmus americana Brandon

Ostrya virginiana

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Brandon Elm
Ironwood Tree

Brandon Elm is a hardy and adaptable tree. Its dark green foliage turns brilliant gold in the fall.

This cultivar of the American Elm is long-lived and fast growing. Due to its smaller and more compact form than its cousin, the American Elm, Brandon Elm it is often preferred for home landscapes where it can command the extra money required to propagate it.

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.

BRANDON ELM QUICK FACTS

IRONWOOD TREE QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 8 m (26 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: any
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: golden yellow
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: slow
Life span: long
Life span: long
Suckering: none
Suckering: none