Single trunked, upright-pyramidal tree with proven superior resistance to Dutch elm disease. Smooth, grey-green bark and remarkable fall foliage colors of red-purple. Deciduous.


Common Name: Frontier Hybrid Elm

Botanical Name: Ulmus (carpinifolia x parvifolia) 'Frontier'

Watering Needs:Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Plant type:Tree


Growth habit:Pyramidal

Growth rate:Moderate

Average landscape size:Fast grower to 25 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.

Special features:Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance

Blooms:Rarely flowers.

Garden styleContemporary, Rustic

Frontier Elm