GRANDEUR Elm – ULMUS varieties

Large Elms - ULMUS glabra 'Horizontalis' - Oct

Large Elms – Ulmus, are beautiful trees providing many benefits and value for years…

These are available in a variety of forms including the majestic Ulmus glabra ‘Horizontalis’ – Horizontal/Spreading Elm as above to the glowing Ulmus Louis van ‘Houtte’ – Golden Elm.

All of these are long lived trees that provides benefits for generations.

ULMUS glabra 'Horizontalis' 135lt - Oct

ULMUS glabra ‘Horizontalis’ – Horizontal Elm 

2.5m Std – 45lt container at 2.8-3m, 40mm calliper

2m Std – 135lt container at 2.8m, 60mm calliper


Ulmus ‘Louis van Houtte’ – Golden Elm

ULMUS procera 'Louis Van Houtte' - Oct

Showing in full blossom early October in this lovely avenue.

Attractive lime gold foliage over summer providing great colour especially during duller days. Also a fantastic shade tree.

ULMUS procera 'Louis Van Houtte' 135lt - March

ULMUS procera ‘Louis Van Houtte’ – Golden Elm

35/45lt container at 2.5-3m, 40mm calliper

135lt container at 4m, 60mm calliper


ULMUS glabra ‘Pendula’ – Weeping or Camperdownii Elm

ULMUS glabra 'Pendula' - Oct, Invercargill

Majestic tree shown to full glory above with this 80+ year old specimen providing welcome shade to this preschool.

ULMUS glabra 'Pendula' 135lt - Oct
ULMUS glabra 'Pendula' (blossom) - Oct

ULMUS glabra ‘Pendula’ – Weeping or Camperdownii Elm

2m Std – 135lt container at 2.5m, 80mm calliper

2m Std – 300lt container at 2.8m, 110mm calliper


The wood of elm trees is softer than other hardwood trees. Elm trees are therefore classified as soft hardwoods

“Some of the best Ulmus glabra ‘Horizontalis’ examples in the world are seen in Southern NZ”