Ulmus parvifolia 'Hokkaido'

Also known as:

  • Hokkaido Dwarf Chinese Elm
  • Lazy Man's Bonsai
  • Hokkaido Miniature Elm
  • Hokkaido Chinese Elm
  • Dwarf Princess Elm
  • Hokkaido Japanese Elm
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Plant Type

tree, shrub

Zones

5a-5a, 9b-9b

Size

H:12"-36"
W:12"-36"

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

adaptable, well-drained

Water Needs:

even moisture, regular

Special Situation:

heat tolerant

Sun Exposure:

sun, mostly sun, bright shade, mostly shade

Features

Foliage Color:

green, silver

Foliage Season:

deciduous, semi-evergreen

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Almost Eden

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Merryville, Louisiana

337-375-2114

Mini Forest By Sky

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16321 S. Windy City Road Mulino, Oregon

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503-632-3555

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Miniatures & Dwarfs for small-scale gardening

Kigi Nursery

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121 Noble Ridge Drive Kelso, Washington

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(360) 425-0541

Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

503-838-6058

Far Reaches Farm

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Port Townsend, Washington

360-385-5114

Garden World

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10506 Broadacres Road Hubbard, Oregon

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503-982-2380

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Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

503-838-6058

Far Reaches Farm

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Port Townsend, Washington

360-385-5114

Lael's Moon Garden

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Rochester, Washington

360-273-9567

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Port Townsend, Washington

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Hokkaido Elm. Or Lazy Man's Bonsai. This freak of nature has tiny leaves congested on thin stems emanating from an intensely corky trunk. "Character up the wazoo" is how one bonsai master described this tree. Loves sun and heat and expect a foot of growth every 10 years.

Description by: Mini Forest By Sky

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Mulino, Oregon

503-632-3555

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Zones: 5-9. Minute green leaves on a tiny tree with corky bark. Micro-mini of the mighty Elm. Very slow growth to about 12 inches at ten years. 18 inches at 20 years. We have not found a smaller leafed deciduous tree! Full sun to light shade, well drained soil. Photo shows mature plant trained as mini tree. LiveScale© perfection! Shipping size: Older specimen plants only. 8+ inches tall with thicker trunks, most with multi trunks, trimmed as windswept trees. Very limited numbers. MINIATURE

Description by: Kigi Nursery

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Kelso, Washington

(360) 425-0541

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Ulmus parvifolia 'Hokkaido'- A very miniature variety of Japanese Elm. The absolute best Bonsai elm in the trade. A 25 years old plant only 2' tall. Leaves light green and are 1/4 inch long. Very large trunk for little stems. Used extensively for Bonsai !

Description by: Kigi Nursery

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Kelso, Washington

(360) 425-0541

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Ulmus parvifolia 'Hokkaido' A very miniature variety of Japanese Elm. The absolute best Bonsai elm in the trade. A 25 years old plant only 2' tall. Leaves light green and are 1/4 inch long. Very large trunk for little stems. Used extensively for Bonsai !

Description by: Garden World

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Hubbard, Oregon

503-982-2380

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Small, extremely slow growing deciduous shrub or tiny tree. The perfect choice for bonsai or rock gardens.

Description by: Almost Eden

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Merryville, Louisiana

337-375-2114

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Tiny deep green foliage adorns the tiny delicate limbs of this extremely dwarf Elm. Perfect for bonsai. Slow growing to 18" high. A rare find.

Description by: Lael's Moon Garden

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Rochester, Washington

360-273-9567

www.laelsmoongarden.com

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Deciduous Tiny gray-green leaves, fissured trunk and branches look ancient. Hardy to USDA zone 7

Description by: Greer Gardens Inc.

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Eugene, Oregon

Closed Permanently

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Tiny deep green foliage adorns the tiny delicate limbs of this extremely dwarf Elm. Perfect for bonsai. Slow growing to 18" high. A rare find.

Description by: Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

503-838-6058

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Extremely slow growing with tiny dark green leaves and an interesting trunk. An easy bonsai subject that you'll grow attached to.

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Port Townsend, Washington

360-385-5114

www.farreachesfarm.com

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