Allee Chinese Elm

Scientific Name: Ulmus parvifolia 'Allee'
Genus: Ulmus
Family: Ulmaceae

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This elm from eastern Asia is known mostly for its long, narrow leaves and its attractive bark. It tolerates urban conditions, is resistant to Dutch elm disease, and can reach 40 to 50 feet in height. The small, red clusters of flowers appear in early autumn.