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Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra) potted tree, Organic
Family: Elm (Ulmaceae)
Hardy to Zones 3 to 7
Deciduous tree native to Central, Eastern and Southern United States and Canada. Excellent shade tree. Traditional usage (American Indian, TWM): nutritive emollient, antitussive. Source of over-the-counter palliative known as slippery elm bark, the spring-stripped, dried and ground-up inner bark of the mature tree. Slippery elm prefers part shade to sun and good water, drainage, and a limestone soil. Space trees at least 20 feet apart.
Potted tree, second year from seedling, certified organically grown
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