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Zelkova abelicea
Cretan Zelkova

Zelkova abelicea
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Price: £45.00 Quantity :


Zelkova abelicea is a rare shrub or eventually very small tree native to the mountains of Crete with an elegant habit and small green leaves. 

In the UK, Zelkova abeliceais seems to be most suited to a warm, sunny position and soil with good drainage.

Supplied Size: 3L/4L pots (4 - 5 years old, approx 125 - 150 cm tall) - very limited availability this year

  • Position: Full sun or light dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Zelkova abelicea is tolerant of dry soil conditions.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow .
  • Habit: In the UK, Zelkova abelicea grows to be a large spreading shrub or very small tree in time.
    • Height: approx 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft ft).
    • Spread: 4 - 5 m (13 - 16 ft).


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