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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,"RockyMountain JuniperMto 50'Full
Juniperus virginiana - P "Hillspire, " "Caenaerti","Emerald Sentinel,"EasternRedCedarM40-60'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