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Lacebark elm or Chinese elm
Horticultural guru and plantsman Michael Dirr says the lacebark elm should become the dominant shade and street tree of the 21st century because it grows rapidly and adapts easily.
Highly resistant to Dutch elm disease
Green leaves turn yellow to burgundy in fall
Grows 40 to 50 feet high and wide
Deer generally avoid this plant
USDA Zones 5-9
Rohan European beech
Fagus sylvatica 'Rohanii'
Prized for red to burgundy-colored foliage
Can grow up to 80 feet tall
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