Princeton Elm – Starter


The Princeton Elm is a medium to large shade tree. In Missouri, it typically occurs in low moist ground and along streams.

Starter trees are only available for pick-up.

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(573) 835-2929



This is a starter tree, we would normally let these grow for 3-5 years before they would reach a maturity level that would be recognizable. They will be an investment in your future landscaping!

Princeton or American Elms are a great tree for a lawn or along a street.  It is known to grow to about 70′.  It has a dark green foliage that will turn to a yellow color in the fall.  Small, green flowers  appear in the spring and give way to single-seeded samaras in late May.

Best Uses:
Growing in full sun, this species will tolerate a wide variety of soil types.  Great street tree or a part of any landscape.

Additional information


Height: 50 – 70 ft
Spread: 30 – 50 ft
Growth: Fast


Zone: 3 to 9
Sun: Full
Moisture: Average, medium moisture, well-drained


Foliage: Dark green
Fall Color: Yellow

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