Japanese Zelkova (Zelkova serrata)
Tree, evergreen broadleaf
Origin : Japan, China, Korea
Environment : along streams, on moist soil
Climate : temperate
Zelkovae are often planted as substitutes for Elms (decimated by graphiosis), and in fact they are Ulmaceae too. The Japanese Zelkova can become a tall, spectacular tree; it is shade-tolerant and doesn’t need special care. The bark changes with age, from smooth to shaggy and rough.
Japanese name : Keyaki.
Model 1 specs: 55 centimeters - Hokidachi
Model 2 specs: 50 centimeters - Hokidachi
Model 3 specs: 98 centimeters - Hokidachi (Gohon Yose)