Zelcova Sinica – Chinese zelkova

The chinese zelkova makes an excellent bonsai specimen or a beautiful outdoor tree with its ornamental scaly, bark turning grey, orange and brown.

Flowers scented flowering in spring.Zelcova sinica

Leaves: dark glossy green turning orange-yellow in the autumn.

Height: 30-60 feet.

Growth: slow growth rate making it an ideal and attractive bonsai.

Position: sunny with deep, fertile and well-drained soil.

Zone: 4-6.

Excellent ornamental, pest and disease resistant.

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