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LUTECE NanguenTM

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.

Ulmus

LUTECE Nanguen elm trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £18.95
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
    (80cm)
  • 21-year bare-root tree £19.95
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
    (125cm)
Next deliveries

Deliveries from September for pot grown and December for bare-rooted (where items shown in stock).

Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery when the new season starts. You won't be asked to pay until nearer the time.


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.