Tree Type:  Shade Tree. This bullet-proof tree can take the full Texas sun and has beautiful burnt orange or red spring and summer growth that turns brilliant red to red-orange in the fall. A superior leaf shape and a better branching habit that makes for a more elegant looking tree. Grows to 25-30 feet tall and wide with age. Very nice two-toned brown fissured bark. Drought tolerant. Easy to grow. 

Growth Rate: Medium


Mature Size: The cedar elm grows to a height of 25' - 30' and a spread of 15' - 30' at maturity.

Sun Preference: Full Sun

Soil Preference:  It is very drought-tolerant but can also grow in ground that is periodically saturated.


Zone: 6-9