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Trees of Historical Significance: Original Elm tree

Name of tree collection
Original Elm tree
Ulmus x hollandica 'Major'
East Princes Street Gardens
In the 1840s three rows of elm trees, two along the top terrace and one at the top of the middle embankment, were planted. This elm is thought to be one of only three remaining elm trees from this time. Most of the old elms have now been replaced with limes during the 1989-92, following losses to Dutch elm disease.
Princes Street Gardens