Slippery Elm - Plant
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Common name: Ulmus rubra
Bloom time: March to April
Height: 40.00 to 60.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
It is native to southern Ontario and to the eastern and central U. S. In Missouri, it typically occurs in dry upland areas or rocky woods and along streams throughout the state (Steyermark). It generally reaches its greatest size in moist bottomland or floodplain soils. Insignificant small reddish-green flowers appear in spring before the foliage emerges.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 4° to 21° C (40° to 70° F)
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Use mulch.
- To help conserve water, reduce stress, and encourage healthy growth, apply a 2- to 4-inch layer of chopped and shredded leaves, grass clippings, or shredded bark around the base of your plant.
- Allow about an inch of space between the mulch and the base stem of the plant.
This native elm is generally not used as a landscape tree because of its coarse texture and susceptibility to elm diseases. Though common in many parts of its native range, it is rarely available in commerce.
- Slippery elm is a tree.
- The inner bark (not the whole bark) is used as medicine.
- People take slippery elm for coughs, sore throat, colic, diarrhea, constipation, hemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), bladder and urinary tract infections, syphilis, herpes, and for expelling tapeworms.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use