Japanese Zelkova 'Green Vase' Characteristics
Japanese Zelkova are popular street and landscaping trees. Their resistance to Dutch Elm Disease makes them preferable to the American Elm, a tree that has a similar shape but less disease resistance. 'Green Vase' are hardy cultivars of Japanese Zelkova, with better resistance to drought, pollution, and winter weather. 'Green Vase' are fast growing and more likely to have better fall color than other Japanese Zelkova.
'Green Vase' have few serious disease or pest issues. Phloem necrosis, wilts, and cankers are all possible, though uncommon. Spider mites, beetles, and scale may all make their homes on 'Green Vase'.