Category: deciduous tree Size: small
Mature Size: 25 - 30' by 15 - 25'
Zone: Growth Rate: slow
Elevation (if known):
Water: Once established, thrive with little care and occasional, deep watering. They do not appreciate wet feet. Prune to maintain good air circulation.
Soil : Adaptable, but prefer well-drained.
Sun: Sunny location with good air circulation.
Comments: Works well in Alamosa, slower growing than Hopa. Has dark pink blossoms. Virtually pest free.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to:
Known Locations: Many around Alamosa. One along front fence at 507 Pikes Peak.
Information Sources: Rky Mtn Gardener's Guide; Little Valley Whole Sales Nursery