Tree Type: This tree is considered both a shade tree and an ornamental tree. It features a spreading canopy capable of blocking sunlight and adds visual interest and beauty to landscaping.

Growth Rate: Medium Growth Rate


Mature Size: The Cedar Elm grows to a height of 50–70' and a spread of 40–60' at maturity.

Sun Preference: Full Sun

Soil Preference: The Cedar Elm grows in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained, wet and clay soils. It is very drought-tolerant but can also grow in ground that is periodically saturated.


Zone: 6-9