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Columnar Zelkova

Zelkova serrata 'Musashino'

This cultivar is perfect for narrow locations due to its columnar growth habit. Also a low-water user.

SMUD Availability:
Yes
Size:
Large
Height:
45-50 ft
Width:
up to 15 ft
Water Needs:
Moderate to Low
Evergreen or Deciduous:
Deciduous
Shape:
Columnar
Fall color:
Yellow
Flowers:
No
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Sunset Zones:
7, 8, 9, 14
Diseases and pests:
Susepctible to Beatle Leaves, Spider Mites.
Useful as a street tree? Minimum planting strip width?:
Yes

Minimum Planting Distances

  • from a building foundation: 10 feet
  • from walks and driveways: 6 feet
  • from a utility overhead (such as an overhead power line): 25 feet
  • between trees: 18 feet

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