Zelkova sinica

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Zelkova sinica - Chinese zelkova
Common name: Chinese zelkova
Family: Ulmaceae (elm family)
Distribution: China
IUCN Red list: Vulnerable
Hardiness: USDA Zone 5
Life form: Deciduous tree
IUCN Red List code: VU A2c; C1; 19 June 2018
Comments: This rare deciduous tree is sturdy growing with a round to fan-shaped, open crown. Bark is brown to grey-green, peeling in thin flat plates with glossy brown twigs. Flowers are inconspicuous and fall color is a pleasing yellow. A great tree for light shade in parks and gardens.
Links:Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN Taxonomy)IUCN Redlist of Threatened Species


  • 1: FLS: BU20 (BU20) • Accession: D1992-0140.001 • Provenance: Cultivated of Garden Origin
  • 2: LKV: CE19 (CE19) • Accession: D1992-0140.002 • Provenance: Cultivated of Garden Origin
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