Cedar trees withstand extreme weather in Oklahoma

Eastern red cedar can be found from swamps to dry ridges, and can withstand extremes of drought, heat, and cold, according to www.forestry.ok.gov. It is native to Oklahoma. Baby size cedar trees grow into a round shape. Photo by Tatyana Nyborg.
Cedar trees protect other plants from the wind. They are natural insect repellents. Adult size cedar trees usually have triangle shapes. Photo by Tatyana Nyborg.
According to www.forestry.ok.gov, in its native home, the cedar tree can reach up to 130 feet tall. When planted in cultivation, it typically stands at heights of between 40 and 80 feet, with a spread of 30 to 70 feet. Photo by Tatyana Nyborg.
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