Zelkova serrata 'Village Green'
Native to: JapanCrown: Broadly vase-shapedHeight: 45 feetWidth: 35 - 40 feetGrowth Rate: Moderate to fast
Characteristics: This tree has smooth gray bark and rusty red to bronze foliage in fall. It is resistant to most insects.
Negative Features: Susceptible to spider mites. Needs some pruning and thinning.
Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector, and residential streets.
Comments: Village Green is an improved form of Zelkova. Other improved forms, like Halka, are also good choices.