The Cedar Elm is drought tolerant once established, and is a low-maintenance shade tree if maintained by a regular pruning schedule.
Cedar Elm should be grown in full sun on well-drained soil, acid or alkaline. It is very drought-tolerant once established and tolerates wet soil well.
Seeds from trees such as the Cedar Elm are used by wild turkeys, pheasants, quail, squirrels, deer, and songbirds. Dead Cedar Elms provide nesting sites for cavity-dwelling birds.
The Cedar Elm is a favorite street tree for towns in the desert southwest due to its ability to survive in difficult soil types with very little care.
The Cedar Elm is very drought tolerant and exists well in ground that is periodically saturated.
This tree has green leaves in summer that turn a lovely yellow in fall.
The Cedar Elm has light-green blooms.
It blooms in early summer..
This tree produces small, round green fruit.