Ulmus parvifolia 'Frosty'

Small shrub growing to 1 m or so tall with very small leaves, pale at first, about 1 cm long, white flecked mostly on the edges and most pronounced in spring.

Raised in Japan.

Probably first listed in Australia in 1982.

Vic: Beechworth (May Day Hospital near back entrance, extremely large specimen reverting to type).

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Rosales
family       Ulmaceae
genus        Ulmus L.
species         Ulmus parvifolia Jacq.