Hardy Rubber Tree

Eucommia ulmoides

The hardy rubber tree is a medium shade tree that gets its name from the latex that exudes when its lustrous, glossy green leaves are torn. It has an attractive rounded form and is free of insect and disease problems.

Size and Light Requirements

The hardy rubber tree Grows well in full sun to partial shade and will reach 30 feet in height in approximately 30 years.

Plant This Tree

You can get up to $100 back for planting this tree yourself through our tree rebate program.

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All the trees in this guide have been selected by Casey Trees and are well adapted to the soil and conditions present in Washington, DC.

Photo Credits

A. Barra, Sten Porse, Vojtěch Zavadil, Maggie, KENPEI