TREASURE TREES

#064 Japanese Zelkova (Zelkova serrata)

This Japanese Zelkova is the reigning state champion from March of 1990. A tire swing hangs from one of the main leaders.

Statistics (1989)

  • Circumference (In.): 89"
  • Height (Ft.): 48'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 56
  • Total Points: 151

More Information

  • Nominated By: Joe McLaurin
  • Year Added: 1989
  • Owned By: Thomas C. Ewing
  • Current condition: Good
  • Neighborhood: Myers Park
  • Property Type: Private Home
  • Nearest Address: Private Property
  • Ecological Value: The Japanese Zelkova has been promoted in recent years as a substitute for American Elm because of its resistance to Dutch Elm disease. The tree is known for clean foliage, graceful shape, and a high heat tolerance. .
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