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Re: question on Elm tree name


It does sound possible... thanks so much for all your help.
Patricia
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty Morrissy" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2003 10:26 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] question on Elm tree name


> I think Claire is on to something here.
>
> In the RHS database there are 66 records including:
>   Ulmus glabra 'Camperdownii'  CAMPERDOWN ELM
>   U. glabra 'Pendula'  CAMPERDOWN WEEPING ELM;WEEPING WYCH ELM
>   U. glabra 'Horizontalis'   synonym of Ulmus glabra 'Pendula'
>
> None of the other common names listed there seemed to lensd a clue.
>
> Kitty
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: <ECPep@aol.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 2/5/2003 5:36:43 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] question on Elm tree name
> >
> > In a message dated 2/5/03 9:20:42 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> > pdickson@nts-online.net writes:
> >
> >
> > > I just got a call from a friend that is taking her Master Garden quiz
> and
> > > the bonus question has us puzzled.  I hope some of you will know the
> > > answer.
> > > What is the scientific name for the Drunken Poet Elm?
> > > thanks in advance,
> > >
> >
> > Don't exactly know but it is worth taking a look at the Camperdown Elm
> which
> > is associated with a poets walk.  It is Ulmus glabra var. Camperdownii.
> This
> > is a very nice and pricey tree used in the US and well known in our
area.
> >
> > Camperdown Elm is one that grows downward, toward the ground making a
> form
> > not commonly seen in garden trees.  It is sterile and, I believe,
grafted
> to
> > a normal rootstock.
> >
> > Worth a try.
> >
> > Claire Peplowski
> > NYS z4
> >
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