Siberian Elm Trees, Ulmus pumila, is one of the fastest growing hedge trees available. Siberian Elms are hardy and drought resistant once established. This fast growing shade tree is also considered to be a great windbreak tree when planted in rows. It has moderate water requirements until established and also displays a moderate tolerance of salt and alkali.
A Living Fence Tree! Do you need a fast growing tree hedge to block out traffic or neighbors? Then the Siberian Elm Tree is an excellent choice.
When you plant Siberian Elm trees, space them approximately 6 to 8 feet apart in the row for a fast fill in. Pruning will be required to maintain a neat appearance.