Even though it isn't technically an elm any more, it still managed to get Dutch Elm Disease, which is why it's lost so many branches and the ball moss was able to get a foothold. Several years ago, I told a friend of mine that I always figured I would die of something stupid, like Dutch Elm Disease, which makes me a little nervous. If you know anything about me at all, you know I am a huge jinx, and my life is pretty gosh dang ironic. Do not be surprised to hear my Dutch Elm blighted tree fell on my head.
In any case, I am trying to decide what sort of tree to plant in its place. Any suggestions? What's your favorite tree?