Wet Soil: High
Dry Soil: Medium
Ulmus ‘San Zanobi’ is a one of the earlier Resista elms, and was released for commercial sale in 2002. It’s a cross between the Dutch hybrid Ulmus ‘Plantyn’ and Ulmus pumila and is named after Saint Zenobious, a bishop of Florence. It’s said that his funeral procession brought a dead elm back to life.
The foliage of the ‘San Zanobi’ is large, glossy and lanceolate. During spring, leaves emerge a fresh green colour transitioning to a darker green as summer arrives. Leaves stay well into autumn, but don’t display much autumn colour.
‘San Zanobi’branching is strongly fastigiate. Its narrow, columnar to pyramidal shape make it a great tree for urban areas. It’s a great alternative to Ulmus columnella, when lesser shade is needed.
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11m high x 4m wide after 25 years
Great for planting in parks, urban, and coastal areas.
Narrow cone shaped habit with strongly fastigiate branching. Will develop into a columnar or pyramidal shape.
Large, glossy and lanceolate. Fresh green in spring transitioning to a darker green as summer arrives. Not much autumn colour.
Ovate winged fruits
Will do well in most soils, including soils that are poor, however, ensure soil is free draining as it is not tolerant of bad drainage.
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