Utah Division of
Forestry, Fire & State Lands

Utah Department of Natural Resources

American Elm - Salt Lake City

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Common Name American Elm
Species Ulmus americana
Address (Garden Park Ward Chaple) 1142 East Yale Ave, Salt Lake City
City Salt Lake City
Year Planted 1860
Height 50 Feet
Spread 66 Feet
Circumference 99 Inches
DBH Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) is the standard forestry measurement of the tree's trunk diameter at 4.5 ft from the base. 32 Inches
Name of Nominator Irvin Hull (Zenda)
Date Rated
Ownership Private: LDS Church
Story This beautiful American Elm is said to have been planted by Lorenzo Young in about 1860. It is one of a number of specimen trees of several species, which were set out at about the same time in the Young garden. It is situated near the front of the LDS Garden Park Ward Chapel.
Author Zenda Hull