Princeton American Elm

(Ulmus americana)
Zones: 3-8 (click for map)
Princeton Elm tree at 2 years old, growing in the nursery.
Princeton Elm tree at 2 years old, growing in the nursery.

True American Elm resistant to Dutch elm disease. This extremely fast growing native elm tree will thrive in almost any soil condition. Princeton Elm has a classic vase shape with beautiful yellow fall color and growth rates of 3-6 ft. per year and has been tested and approved by USDA National Arboretum. In early years growth is somewhat narrow and upright. Princeton Elm will spread out in later years and will grow to 60 ft. tall and 40 ft. wide. It is long lived – up to 80 years old.

Princeton American Elm in fall color.
Princeton American Elm in fall color.