This one has been in the trade for almost a century, chosen for its high resistance to the disease. This tree is a North American Native who has a USDA hardy zone designation of 2 – 9. ‘Sapporo Autumn Gold’ resists leaf scorch, but does not perform well in hot arid conditions. Thuja Green Giant. Here is a list of our favorite trees based on size, color, leaf characteristics and insect/disease resistance. 60x70' Princeton Nursery intro, 1922. It is a medium to large shade tree with a vase-shaped, broad rounded crown. In addition to disease resistance, these elms tolerate urban stress and are adapted to a wide range of soil conditions. 1045. Ulmus Columella is also referred to as the Columella Elm or the Resistant Elm.It is a Dutch cultivar that was created in 1967 by the Dorschkamp Research Institute in Wageningen. This deciduous tree is extremely resistant to Dutch elm disease. Large fast-growing graceful native once lined virtually every street in New England but declined dramatically due to Dutch elm disease. Excellent resistance to Dutch elm disease, elm leaf miner and verticillium wilt. Resistance to Dutch Elm disease is very high. Elm trees with resistance to Dutch Elm Disease - which wiped out almost all Britain's 30m specimens 50 years ago - are championed at Chelsea by Dame Judi Dench. Paperbark Maple (Acer griseum) 20-30' Exfoliating orange … What follows is a list of varieties of elm that offer both the majesty of the American elm and a good resistance to Dutch elm disease. Will tolerate exposed sites, making it a good selection for windbreaks. The native American Elm Tree can grow up to 100 ft. tall with trunks 4 ft. wide. Bruce R. Fraedrich, PhD, Plant Pathology. The original trees are still in full leaf, and although it would be wrong to describe the new trees as immune, they certainly have a very high resistance to the disease. On Sale; Holiday & Gift Items; Fruit Trees ... Elm Trees; Empress Trees; Eucalyptus Trees; Fall Color Trees; Flowering Cherry Trees; Flowering Pear Trees; Ginkgo Trees; Japanese Maples; ... Disease Resistant. Showing 1 - 20 of 53 items. American Elm - Hastings is a source of American Elm seed that is collected from a lone tree in in Hastings, NE. It was released for sale to the public in 1989. Starting at $13.99. Up to 26% off. The disease-resistant American Elm Tree is massive, and it is best suited to larger yards and landscapes where the tree is able to grow uninterrupted. This fast-growing American Elm Tree greatly reduces the pollution of car exhaust fumes when planted along city streets. Insignificant flowers appear in March or April and bloom before the leaves emerge. Excellent resistant to Dutch elm disease, excellent resistant to elm leaf beetles, some resistance to elm yellows. Complex hybrid. Elm Tree seeds are flat and light in weight, making them easy … that exhibits resistance to Dutch Elm disease, as American Elms around it succumbed to the disease. Patriot (Ulmus 'Patriot') Grows to at least 45 feet high and 25 feet wide with a vase shape. Most nurseries will carry at least one of these varieties, so pick your favorite and help bring back the majestic American elm to its status as a beloved street tree. American Elm Tree. Disease Resistant Elm Selections . Fortunately, several disease-resistant cultivars have been introduced. Dutch elm disease was responsible for wiping out more than 90 per cent of the elm tree population during the 70's and 80's. If you have specific landscape requirements, we would be happy to consult with you on a tree choice. The habitat of the American elm stretches from Florida to Newfoundland west to North Dakota and Texas. 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