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Genus 'Zelkova'

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Zelkova carpinifolia
Zelkova serrata

Zelkova carpinifolia (Caucasian Elm)

Zelkova carpinifolia

Native: Caucasus mountains

Location: Planted in European parks and large gardens.

Has a distinctive shape.

Foliage

Leaves have 6-12 pairs of veins, dark green and often roughly hairy on upper surface with hairs on the main vein beneath.

Flowers

Zelkova carpinifolia

Flowers open in April, the males as clusters of anthers about 0.6cm long, females smaller in the leaf axils at the tip of new growth.

Fruits

Zelkova carpinifolia

Fruits are about 0.6cm long with four ridges.