Category: evergreen tree Size: medium
Mature Size: 30-50' x 10-20'
Zone: 3 - 9 Growth Rate: fast
Foliage: Dark green foilage turns rusty-colored in winter.
Elevation (if known): To 7,500'
Water: Needs to be watered until well established.
Soil : Grows in variety of soil except continually moist ones.
Sun: Full to part shade.
Comments: Bluish berry-like fruit. Good for windbreaks and screens due to dense growth. Does well with no care, even in alkaline soil. High salt tolerance.
Warnings: Difficult to transplant.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no
Street Tree? no Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to: North America
Information Sources: S Group of State Foresters