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Drake Chinese Elm Tree Ulmus parvifolia 'Drake'

  • Drake Chinese Elm Tree

    The Drake Chinese Elm Tree has a slightly more weeping habit than other Chinese Elms.

  • Drake Chinese Elm Tree

    The Drake's bark begins exfoliating sooner than other Chinese Elms.

  • Drake Chinese Elm Tree

    The leaves turn a flat yellow in fall.

* Images shown are of mature plants

Product Details

Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors

This plant may not thrive in your area

      6-9 outdoors
   Map 6-9 outdoors (hardy down to 0℉)
  • Mature Height: 30-40 ft.
  • Mature Width: 30-40 ft.
  • Sunlight: Full Sun
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Botanical Name: Ulmus parvifolia 'Drake'
  • Does Not Ship To: AZ, GA

Product Description

Stunning, Low-Maintenance Shade and California Growth

With a moderately fast but manageable growth rate, stunning shape and nearly-evergreen foliage, the Drake Elm Tree is a classic shade tree in every way – but with even more benefits. All of these benefits and more make the Drake one-of-a-kind.

Basically, the Drake Elm is beautiful but also wonderfully versatile and adaptable. Whether it’s planted for shade, as a street barrier or simply a specimen focal point, Drake thrives. Especially since it’s tolerant of drought and pollution, meaning you’ll get the promise of green hues in summer, blazing yellows in fall and visually interesting bark in the winter.

But the best part of the Drake Elm Tree? It’s a proven performer, consistent in both size and shape. This coveted tree has been nurtured by certified ornamental horticulturists, so you can be certain of its fine quality. And since it’s been grown and shipped in its existing pot, all roots intact and healthy, it’s ready to perform in your own landscape.

Above all, the Drake Elm Tree is Golden State-grown specifically for California landscapes. What you get is a healthful, happy tree ready to flourish at your home because the work has already been done. It’s the promise of month-to-month visual interest without effort – order your own Drake Elm Tree today!

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Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 3rd
Zone 5 Week of April 10th
Zone 6 Week of March 29th
Zones 7 - 11 Ships Now!

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however we are currently experiencing delays and could take up to 11-14 days from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
Order Total Shipping Charges
Less than $15 $11.99
$15.00-$23.99 $13.99
$24.00-$39.99 $16.99
$40.00-$79.99 $19.99
$80.00-$98.99 $24.99
$99.00-$128.99 $29.99

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