Scotch Elm

scotch_elm_goderich_aSCOTCH ELM, Ulmus glabra (not native to Ontario)

Scotch Elm is a large tree originating in Europe and Asia that has been frequently planted in Ontario as an ornamental or urban tree.  Leaves are rough above and hairy below, often with small horn-like lobes on either side of the centre tip of the leaf.


Size (note: diameter and circumference measured at breast height – 1.3 m above the ground)
Diameter: 119 cm
Circumference: 375 cm
Height: 22 m
Address: in front of 110 West Street, Goderich
UTM Coordinates: E442310, N4843593
Notes: this tree is on the north side of West Street, adjacent to the sidewalk on the road allowance
Submitted by: Susan Chan
Date measured: October 20, 2008