Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Zelkova serrata - Sawleaf Zelkova

Zelkova serrata: Zelkova, from the Caucasian name for a related plant; serrata, having leaves with serrate margins.

Dark green leaves with serrate margins.

Oblique leaf bases typical of Ulmaceae.

Smooth grey bark can be peachy-colored if it flakes off. Compare to Ulmus parvifolia.

Good fall color yellow to orange to red.

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