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Chinese Elm "seiju" - hardy or not?

Posted by brain_mn 4 (MN) (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 18, 13 at 12:36

I picked up a "seiju" type Chinese Elm seedling thing spring and an trying to determine if it will make it through a Twin Cities winter or not. Can anyone tell me more about this type of Chinese Elm? How fast do they grow?


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RE: Chinese Elm "seiju" - hardy or not?

  • Posted by tapla z5b-6a mid-MI (My Page) on
    Fri, Jun 21, 13 at 20:29

Marginally hardy in zone 4 in the ground - I wouldn't count on it though. Even if it survives, it might lose some branches and a significant volume of less lignified roots. In a pot, it will need protection - in an attached garage or up against the foundation (north side) of a heated building.

Al


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