Evergreen Trees

Site Legend

  • E - Plants designated as low or moderate water use on the El Paso County Suggested Plant List are indicated as "E".
  • L - Plants designated as low or moderate water use on the Las Cruces Plant List will be indicated as "L".

Water Requirement:

  • H = High water use. Either large volumes or frequent application of water is needed throughout the life of the plant; weekly or more often during peak summer months.
  • M = Moderate water use. Some supplemental water is needed throughout the life of the plant; at least twice monthly during peak summer months once established.
  • L = Low water use. Able to survive once established without supplemental water; water needed at least once a month for plants to look their best.

Soils Suitability:

  • Suitable for any soil unless specific one listed.

Pollen

  • Plants with high pollen production are indicated as "P"
Scientific name Common nameWaterHeightSunlightSoil
Cercocarpus Ledifolius Curlleaf Mountain MahoganyL / M8.25'Full
Cupressus Arizonica - LP Arizona CypressMto 70'Full
Cupressocyparis Leylandii - ELP Leyland CypressMto 60'Full
Juniperus Deppeana - EP Alligator JuniperMto 60'Full
Juniperus Monosperma - ELP One seed JuniperMto 20'Full
Juniperus Scopulorum - LP "Cologreen," "Blue Heaven","Table Top," "Welchii," "Rocky Mountain Juniper"Mto 50'Full
Juniperus Virginiana - P "Hillspire," "Caenaerti", "Emerald Sentinel," "Eastern Red Cedar"M40-60'Full
Pinus Aristata Bristlecone PineM20-45'Full
Pinus Edulis - EL PinonMto 35'Full
Pinus Eldarica - L Afghan PineM40' Full
Pinus Flexilis Limber PineM / Hto 30'Full
Pinus Sylvestris Scotch PineM / H 45'Full
Quercus Turbinella Shrub Live OakM5-15'Full
Thuja spp. - L Arbor vitae MVaiableFull
Yucca Elata - EL Soaptree YuccaL10-17'FullSandy
Yucca Faxoniana - L Palm YuccaLto 13'FullSandy