Plant Care European Field Elm

European Field Elm

Also known as

Field elm


Ulmus minor

How to care for European Field Elm


How often to water your European Field Elm

Water needs for European Field Elm
0.5 cups
every 9

European Field Elm needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of European Field Elm

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for European Field Elm in your home

Light needs and placement for plant European Field Elm: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

European Field Elm love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

European Field Elm does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize European Field Elm

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for European Field Elm: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your European Field Elm after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for European Field Elm

European Field Elm

European Field Elm

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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