Eucommia ulmoides, commonly called hardy rubber tree, is typically grown as an ornamental shade tree because of its attractive glossy green foliage and its excellent resistance to insect and disease problems. It is native to China, but is possibly now extinct in the wild. It is a low-branching tree that typically grows 40-60’ tall with broad ascending branches and a rounded spreading crown.
Zone: 4 to 7
Height: 40.00 to 60.00 feet
Spread: 30.00 to 50.00 feet
Bloom Time: April
Bloom Description: Greenish-brown
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Suggested Use: Shade Tree, Street Tree