Wych or Scotch Elm
- Family: Ulmaceae
- Origin: Europe
- Common Name: Wych or Scotch Elm.
- Mature Height: 60m.
The Wych or Scotch
Elm is found in Europe to
west Asia. This is the only species of
three native to Britain that is native in Scotland. It is reputed to be
more resistant to the current strain of Dutch Elm Disease. A
resistant clone of Ulmus glabra has been found in Scotland and is under
trial at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. It has been planted in
parks but the Weeping Elm - Ulmus glabra 'Camperdown' is more
planted and more conspicuous. This occurred at Camperdown Estate in
Angus about 1850.