Cedar Trees

Cedar Trees are a native juniper tree that is located prominently in Central Texas. Most landowners that I know do not like them for various reasons so we do get phone calls from time for their removal. The most common names that I hear them called is Post Cedar and Ashe Juniper. They are found throughout Central, Southwest, and North Central Texas. These trees can be removed by landowners to improve a number of things and I wanted to explain some of those benefits.

Water Conservation

Juniper or cedar trees can be a cattle rancher’s nightmare. The cedar constantly spreads to grazing fields and competes for water against grass for cattle. Young cedar is most aggressive in it’s root growth since is spread far reaching horizontally which can remove any little water the ground may have for native grass that the cattle depends on. The constant maintenance of cedar tree removal is a task that cattle ranchers have to address from time to time. In times of drought like we have here in Austin, is usually when we get most of our calls for cedar tree removal for water conservation for acreage properties. Also, homeowners in areas built with native cedar trees on their lots notice that their turf grass tends to recede as it loses competition for water to cedar trees.


When those with allergies to cedar purchase homes or properties that have cedar, they sometimes call a tree service company for a complete removal of the allergy causing trees. The removal of these trees absolutely remedies allergies from cedar pollen. It’s even better and more effective to have multiple neighboring property or land owners to get together and remove a substantial amount of cedar trees.

Today’s blog post is somewhat short. If you need help from us or need a price quote for cedar removal then please contact us at 512-310-8789 or email us through our website.