Emerald Sunshine Elm

Arbor walk #52, Treekeeper ID #1676

This Asian hybrid Elm is a relatively small cultivator growing 35 feet high and 25 feet wide. It has glossy green leaves which turn yellow in the fall. This elm cultivar was developed to be resistant to Dutch Elm Disease, which has been a deadly threat to American Elms since the 1930’s, by Steve
Bieberich and introduced by J. Frank Schmidt Nursery

Name Emerald Sunshine Elm
Latin NameUlmus propinqua
Indigenous Name(s)
Cultivar/Variety ‘JFS Bieberich’
Commercial NameEMERALD SUNSHINE

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