This tree is planted for its serrated foliage which turns to a spectacular yellow and red in Autumn. It has a greyish, exfoliating (in rounded patches) bark which contrasts against the the foliage. It branches out freely (often multi-stemmed) and makes an ideal bonsai subject but is equally ideal as a patio plant or as a garden tree. It is very easy to grow on almost any types of soil and tolerates urban pollution too.
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Other common names: Japanese Zelkova, Keyaki
Native to: Japan, Eastern China, Korea
Family: Fagaceae (Beech Family)
Habit (UK conditions): large tree (but it can be pruned to keep it small)
Typical size in 10 years: 10m x 3m
Main value: elliptic, hornbeam-like leaves which turn yellow or red in Autumn; exfoliating bark
Flower colour: yellow, small, not significant
Flowering period: April
Autumn coloration: bright yellow to fiery red
Preferences: full sun or light shade, it can be grown on many types of soil
Hardiness: hardy to at least around -20C