Position: Full sun or light dappled shade.
Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil. Zelkova serrata is tolerant of dry soil conditions.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Zelkova serrata grows to be a medium sized tree with a vase shaped habit.
Height: 15 m (50 ft).
Spread: up to 12 m (40 ft).
Notes: Despite the common name, Zelkova serrata is not really an elm and therefore not attacked by Dutch Elm Disease. This tree is also tolerant of atmospheric pollution and windy sites.