Obtention: INRA / ALTERRA - European P.B.R.
This hybrid has been tested by INRA for over 20 years. It is the result of cross
fertilization of six French, one English and one Chinese variety. It is resistant
to the Dutch elm disease.
Its bark is smooth. The leaves are quite similar
to the common elm tree: asymmetrical, rough and have a dark green colour. The
foliage is dense.
Its slender trunk gives
LUTECE ® a perfect aptitude for a high-stem training; naturally
it grows in a regular and homogeneous way. First tests show a very good attitude
if grown in clumps.
The name of LUTÈCE ®
was given to it in recognition of the help provided by Parks and Gardens Department
of the city of Paris for having taken care of a field of experimentation in the