Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase'
Native to: Japan and KoreaCrown: Moderately vase-shapedHeight: 50 feetWidth: 40 feetGrowth Rate: Fast
Characteristics: This tree has smooth gray bark. Foliage is bronze-red in fall. It grows twice as fast as Village Green and 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: Green Vase is an improved form of Zelkova. Other improved forms, like Halka, are also good choices.