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Japanese Zelkova

Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8
Average shipping height: 2' - 3'
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  • Bare Root
    Member Price $16.99
    Reg. Price $21.99
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The Japanese Zelkova is a good street and shade tree that has an appealing vase-shaped form with a rounded crown. Green leaves turn yellow, copper, orange or deep red to purplish-red in fall, putting on a showy display. The peeling bark on older trees exposes orange patches, which can be quite impressive.

  • Provides showy fall color
  • Offers dense shade
  • Features unique peeling bark
  • Tolerates wind, drought, and air pollution
  • Will be delivered at a height of 2'–3'



The Japanese Zelkova Grows in zones 5 - 8

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Growth Speed


Scientific Name

Zelkova serrata

Mature Height

50' - 80'

Mature Spread

50' - 75'

Shipping Height

2' - 3'

Sun Preference

Full Sun

Soil Preference

Acidic, Alkaline, Drought, Moist


Native to Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Manchuria, the Japanese zelkova was introduced in America in 1862. This tree also goes by the common name Keaki.

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