Category: evergreen tree Size: large
Mature Size: 50-60' x 20-30'
Zone: 1-10, 41-21 Growth Rate: moderate
Foliage: lon, yellow-green needles, three's
Elevation (if known): 4,000' to 9,000
Water: Once established, fraily drought tolerant. Symptoms of excessive moisture are yellowing needles -- seen first in older growth-- and a generally unhealthy appearance.
Soil : Well-drained.
Comments: Colorado Native. A good choice if you want a native evergreen in the San Luis Valley Bark becomes cinnamon color with age; vanilla fragrance on warm days
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions: Only in large spaces
CO/NM native? yes Native to: Western US and Wester Canada
Known Locations: Alamosa Safeway has a large one.
Information Sources: Alamosa Tree Board, CSU Extension, Sunset Western Garden Book