#074 American Elm (Ulmus americana)

Little is known about this American Elm, but based on recent measurements the Elm standing in this grassy area is probably not the original Treasure Tree. It stands by itself near a hospital helipad.

Statistics (1991/2019)

  • Circumference (In.): 156"/96"
  • Height (Ft.): 89'/46.5'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 96'/73.75'
  • Total Points: 269/161

More Information

  • Nominated By: Joe McLaurin, Tom Martin, Tom Hancock
  • Year Added: 1991
  • Owned By: Charlotte Mecklenburg Hospital Authority
  • Current condition: Good
  • Neighborhood: University
  • Property Type: Public
  • Nearest Address: 8800 N Tryon St
  • Ecological Value: Elms are threatened by Dutch Elm disease, transmitted by airborne bark beetles. New disease-resistant cultivars are being developed and are currently being evaluated.
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