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Sawleaf zelkova

Zelkova serrata 'Village Green'

Also known as

Japanese zelkova, Keaki

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30m

Max

18m

15m

Min

7m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Sawleaf zelkova Overview

This is an ornamental tree, which can grow to a height of 30m with a spreading crown. It has smooth bark with leaves that are pointed oblong, sharply serrated and light green which are slightly hairy above, and shiny underneath. The bark is grey and the leaves are similar to the elms and will turn yellow to red in the autumn.

How to propagate Sawleaf zelkova

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds or root cuttings in autumn.

Seed

Grafting

By grafting.

Other uses of Sawleaf zelkova

Grown for their foliage and habit and often planted as isolated specimens.

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