Category: evergreen tree Size: medium
Mature Size: 30-45' x 25-30'
Zone: 2 Growth Rate: moderate
Foliage: 2.5 to 3.5 " long, dark blue/green needles
Elevation (if known): To 11,000'
Water: Prefers moist, well-drained soil but will adapt to harsher sites. Once established, drought tolerant.
Soil : Tolerates clay.
Sun: Full to part shade
Comments: So named due to flexible nature of branches. One of the most tolerant of cold, windy weather in the winter and is not cold damaged when most other Pines show needle browning. One of 5 native Colorado pines.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? no Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? yes Native to: North America
Information Sources: Alamosa Tree Board; S Group of State Foresters