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LUTECE NanguenTM

Ulmus

LUTECE Nanguen is a modern elm variety developed specifically for resistance to Dutch Elm Disease (DED).

It grows quickly with an upright form,

This is an ideal tree for parks and large city streets. Like most elms it tolerates urban pollution and can be grown in paved areas.

LUTECE Nanguen elm trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £32.95
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
    (60cm-80cm)
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  • 21-year bare-root tree £33.50
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
    (125cm)
  • 32-year pot-grown tree £55.00
    In a 12L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
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Next deliveries

You can pre-order now for delivery from late September 2021 for pot grown trees (or early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.


How to grow

LUTECE Nanguen is a fast-growing tree that will reach 10m or so in 20 years, typically averaging 50cm-80cm of growth per year.

History

This elm variety was initially developed in the Netherlands specifically for resistance to Dutch Elm Disease (DED). Its natural resistance is the result of cross-breeding a number of different species within the genus Ulmus.  Most of the initial field trials were carried out in Paris, and its trade name 'LUTECE' is derived from the Latin name for Paris.