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The Chinese Elm cultivar Ulmus parvifolia 'Matthew' is one of three recent (< 2006) American introductions selected for their cold hardiness (US zone 4 tolerant).

Description

The tree has an upright vase-shape, strong branches, and a bark that exfoliates at a relatively early age.

Pests and diseases

The species and its cultivars are highly resistant, but not immune, to Dutch elm disease, and unaffected by the Elm Leaf Beetle Xanthogaleruca luteola.[1]

Cultivation

'Matthew' is not known to be in cultivation beyond North America.

Accessions

None known.

Nurseries

North America

References

  1. ^ "Elm Leaf Beetle Survey". Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 17 July 2017. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]

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