Elm (Ulmus procera) NATIVE
to Britain, although it was believed in the past that the Romans might have
to support grape vines.
was the main victim of the Dutch Elm Disease (DED) epidemic, which started in
Efforts continue to search for resistant strains. Many dying elms can still be seen throughout our countryside.
base of round leaf, with one side longer than the other.
Buds: Small round buds along stem, more pointed towards the end and mid to dark brown colour.