Ulmus glabra

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Wych elm, Scotch elm. Large European tree growing to 30 m (100 ft) high – 6 m (20 ft) in 10 years. Best known for its durable timber, especially in contact with water – used for waterwheels etc, as well as furniture etc. Often grows in hedges. The suckers are used for basketry and a fibre can be obtained from the bark, which is also medicinal. Grows in most soils in sun or part shade; hardy to -25°C. Not as susceptible to Dutch elm disease as the English elm. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 30.

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Wych elm, Scotch elm. Large European tree growing to 30 m (100 ft) high – 6 m (20 ft) in 10 years. Best known for its durable timber, especially in contact with water – used for waterwheels etc, as well as furniture etc. Often grows in hedges. The suckers are used for basketry and a fibre can be obtained from the bark, which is also medicinal. Grows in most soils in sun or part shade; hardy to -25°C. Not as susceptible to Dutch elm disease as the English elm. Stratification: ND