Ulmus crassifolia Cedar Elm

The Cedar Elm is a slow growing semi evergreen or deciduous tree with dark leaves that turn a yellow-gold in fall and have a rough sand paper-like texture. The Cedar Elm has slightly drooping branches with tiny stiff leaves, the branches also produce corky wings. Ulmus crassifolia can reach up to 50-70 feet in height with a 40-60′ spread and is drought tolerant. Cedar Elm is very adapatable and can even tolerate limestone soils. This is a Texas Native and is seen in most areas of Texas.

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