#017 American Elm
(Ulmus americana)

Tree number #059 in the Davidson Tree Inventory; The second largest American Elm in the inventory. It has a lot of significance with the Copeland House.

Statistics (2022)

  • Circumference (In.): 123″
  • Height (Ft.): 60′
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 31′
  • Diameter Breast Height (In.): 34″
  • Total Points: 191

More Information

  • Year Recognized: 2021
  • Current condition: Good
  • Property Type: Private
  • Ecological Value: American Elms are rare trees in the United States as Dutch Elm Disease killed off many of the Elms that lined city streets. Dutch Elm Disease is active in the Charlotte area but this tree has survived.