Ulmus crassifolia
Ulmus crassifolia Ulmus crassifolia

Ulmus crassifolia Cedar Elm

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Description

Growing in progress. Available in 2016.

The Cedar Elm is drought tolerant once established, and is low-maintenance shade tree if maintained by a regular pruning schedule. Seeds from the Cedar Elm are used by wild turkeys, pheasants, quail, squirrels, deer, and songbirds. The Cedar Elm is a favorite street tree in towns in the desert southwest because of its ability to survive in difficult soils with very little care.

Form:
Rounded
Size:
Large 50-70” x 40-60”
Rate:
Moderate
Zone:
6-9
Leaves:
Green leaves that turn yellow in the fall
Bark:
Very ridged
Fruit:
Not showy
Flowers:
Not showy
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