Vitex or Chaste Tree, Vitex agnus-castus

Vitex or Chaste Tree, Vitex agnus-castus

Full Sun Medium Water Mature Size: 15-25’X 10-15’ Blooming Season: July-August Flower Color: Blue-lavender. Multibranched, spreading, large shrub or small tree that features distinctive dark green palmate leaves. Its low, open form can be pruned to grow more treelike...
Lacebark Elm, Ulmus parviflora

Lacebark Elm, Ulmus parviflora

Full Sun Medium Water Mature Size: 40’X 40’ So called because of the patchy mosaic bark on their trunks as they mature, Lacebark Elms are moderate in size and growth rate with a majestic form that offers plenty of cool shade. With elm beetle-resistant leaves and no...
Chinese Pistache, Pistacia chinensis

Chinese Pistache, Pistacia chinensis

Full Sun Medium Water Mature Size: 40’X 30’ Blooming Season: Mid- to Late-Spring Flower Color: Reddish A wonderful shade tree when mature, the Chinese Pistache can handle hot, dry desert con- ditions because it roots deeply. Its glossy dark leaves put on a delightful...
Oak, Quercus spp.

Oak, Quercus spp.

Full Sun Medium Water Mature Size: 25-60’X 15-60’ Many species of oak grow well through- out most of New Mexico. Gambel Oak (Quercus gambelii) is a moderate-sized tree that’s native from Southern Colorado through the canyons and foothills of New Mexico and Arizona. It...