One of the larger Zelkova serrata on the Wheaton College campus. The trees are commonly planted as replacements for American Elms felled by Dutch elm disease.

  • COMMON NAME: Japanese Zelkova
  • LATIN NAME: Zelkova serrata
  • FAMILY: Ulmaceae
  • LOCATION: In front of Knapton Hall
One of the larger Zelkova serrata on the Wheaton College campus. The trees are commonly planted as replacements for American Elms felled by Dutch elm disease.Zelkova serrata foliage is a deep green.
Young Zelkova serrata grow in a vase-like shape that eventually evens out.Zelkova serrata turns a deep red in Autumn.
The gray-brown exfoliating bark of Zelkova serrata.All major branches of Zelkova serrata extend from the trunk at the same place.

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