Ulmus parvifolia 'Golden Rey'

Ulmus parvifolia 'Golden Rey'

Infobox Cultivar | name = "Ulmus parvifolia"
cultivar = 'Golden Rey'
origin = USA
The Chinese Elm "Ulmus parvifolia" cultivar 'Golden Rey' is an American clone patented by B. Rey in 1990 "American Nurseryman", 175 (4): 62, 1992 ] .


Chiefly distinguished by its spreading dome shape, the leaves emerge a uniform light yellow, maturing to a chartreuse yellow. The exfoliating bark is a mottled mix of grey, orange and brown Santamour, F. S., & Bentz, S. E. Updated checklist of elm (Ulmus) cultivars for use in North America. "Journal of Arboriculture", 21(3): May, 1995.] .

Pests and diseases

The species and its cultivars are highly resistant, but not immune, to Dutch elm disease, and unaffected by the Elm Leaf Beetle "Xanthogaleruca luteola" [http://www.sunshinenursery.com/survey.htm] .


'Golden Rey' is not known to be in cultivation beyond the USA.


*'Golden Ray': in error.


None known.


North America

*ForestFarm Nursery, Williams, Oregon [http://www.forestfarm.com/search/search.asp?aPage=1&index=genus&field-keywords=ulmus&Go.x=8&Go.y=13]
*Green Creek Nursery, Stephenville, Tennessee
*Rosebrook Nursery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


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