Ulmus rubra

Slippery Elm

  • Adaptable native species
  • Good conservation tree
  • Height: 35-40 Feet
  • Spread: 25-60 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 2 - 8
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Interesting Notes:

Slippery Elm's heartwood is reddish-brown, giving the tree its alternative common name 'Red Elm'. Slippery Elm has been used as an herbal remedy in North America for centuries. Native Americans used Slippery Elm in healing salves for wounds, boils, ulcers, burns, and skin inflammation. It was also taken orally to relieve coughs, sore throats, diarrhea, and stomach problems.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attributes
Midwest Native
Specimen
Habit
Deciduous
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