About This Plant

Ulmus glabra ‘Lutescens,’ commonly known as Golden Wych Elm, is a captivating ornamental tree prized for its striking golden-yellow foliage. This medium-sized tree boasts a broad, spreading canopy that provides moderate shade and visual interest in gardens and landscapes. This remarkable colour transformation makes ‘Lutescens’ a standout choice for adding vibrancy and contrast to green surroundings.

The Story

Leaf

The Ulmus glabra ‘Lutescens,’ commonly known as the Golden Elm, is characterized by its vibrant yellow-green leaves. The leaves are alternate, simple, and serrated along the edges. They typically measure 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 cm) in length and 2 to 3 inches (5 to 7.5 cm) in width.

On the other hand, the U. × hollandica ‘Wredei,’ also known as the Wredei Elm or Dutch Elm, features glossy, dark green leaves. These leaves are similarly alternate, simple, and serrated. They usually measure around 3 to 5 inches (7.5 to 12.5 cm) in length and 1.5 to 3 inches (3.8 to 7.5 cm) in width.

Produce

The Wych trees are not typically known for their produce but rather their foliage.
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