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Cedar Elm

Ulmus crassifolia
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Deciduous tree with a vase-shaped habit that becomes more rounded with age. Use as a shade or street tree. Coarse green leaves emerge bright green in spring, turning dark green in summer and yellow in fall.

Plant with Fringe Flower


  • Landscape Size: 50'-70' tall, 40'-60' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 6a
  • Growth Habit: Vase Shape
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Texas Native, Attracts Birds

See Green Thumb Guide below for region specific information.


Green Thumb Guide

Use organic fertilizers three to four times per year during the growing season.

These characteristics apply to the North Texas area and nearby regions.

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods

Visit: Texas A&M Extension Offices (Opens in new window)
Visit: National County Extension Offices (Opens in new window)



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