Ulmus crassifolia (Cedar Elm)
The most prevalent elm tree in Texas, with a wide range of distribution in East, South, and Central Texas. A big tree with a tall straight trunk 2 to 3 feet in diameter and stiff branches that form a thin, rectangular crown that grows to be 75 feet tall.
Simple, long and " broad leaves, oval to elliptical in form, coarsely toothed or double-toothed along the edge, and blunt at the tip. The upper surface is dark green, glossy, and rough, with a pubescent bottom surface and petiole. Flowers appear as hairy, short-stalked clusters on the leaf axils in late summer or fall. are made of of Flattened ridges break into thin, loose, flaky scales, ranging from light brown to grey.
Botanical Name : Ulmus crassifolia
Common Name : Cedar Elm
Height : 50- 70 ft
Spread : 40- 60 ft
Germination Info : Seed requires 90 days cold moist stratification
Hardiness zone : 6-9
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 3250