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Learn about several tree varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Chinese Lacebark Elm(3 of 16)

Resistant to Dutch elm disease.
Plant in rich moist, well-drained soil.
Plant in full sun.
Height: 40-50 feet
Width: 40-50 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 4-9:
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; may be marginally hardy in this zone.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 7: Plant in fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.
Zone 8: Plant in fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.
Zone 9: Plant in fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.

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