Ulmus americana 'Jefferson'

Common Name: Elm, American

Deep green foliage with upright vase shape and arching limbs.  Foliage is exceptionally green in summer, yellow in fall. 

More About Ulmus americana 'Jefferson'

  • Original tree grows on National Mall in Washington, DC.


40-50 ft


40-50 ft

Hardiness Zone:

3 to 9

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Ulmus americana 'Jefferson' Characteristics


  • Great Foliage
  • Vigorous
  • Specimen
  • Fast Growing
  • Native
  • Water's Edge / Bog Plant


  • Full sun to partial shade

Foliage Color

  • Dark Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium to fast

Season of Interest

  • Spring to Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall

Soil Moisture

  • Soil tolerant