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Large Deciduous 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
Catalpa speciosa - EL Western CatalpaMto 40'Full
Celtis occidentalis Common Hackberry Mto 40'Full
Fraxinus texana Texas AshMto 40'Full
Gymnocladus dioica Kentucky CoffeeMto 50'Full
Maclura pomifera - EL Osage OrangeMto 50'Full
Pistachia chinensis - EL Chinese Pistache Mto 60"Full
Robinia idahoensis - EL Idaho or Purple Robe Locust M50'Full
Robinia pseudoacacia - EL Black Locust M60'Full
Ulmus parvifolia - LP Chinese or Lacebark ElmMto 50'Full