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Zelkova Tree

Zelkova Serrata

Description:

* "Zelkova serrata is a medium sized deciduous tree usually growing to 30 meters (100 ft) tall. This tree is characterized by a short trunk dividing into many upright and erect spreading stems forming a broad, round topped head. The tree grows rapidly when young though the growth rate slows to medium upon middle age and maturity." * from wikipedia entry

Habitat:

* "Zelkova serrata (Keyaki or Japanese Zelkova; Japanese: 欅 (ケヤキ) keyaki; Chinese: 榉树 ju shu) is a species of Zelkova native to Japan, Korea, eastern China, and Taiwan. It is often grown as an ornamental tree, and used in bonsai." * from wikipedia entry

Notes:

This is a Portland Heritage Tree here in Portland, OR. It's heritage tree number is 192.

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denverwarner
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denverwarner

Portland, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Aug 30, 2011
Submitted on Aug 30, 2011

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