A broad, irregularly rounded canopy with coarse, spreading branches. Smooth, grayish bark becomes deeply grooved and darker as it ages. Rich green, wide, triangular- shaped leaves turn yellow in fall. These do produce cotton.
A native conifer that can grow in elevations up to 8,500 feet on poor, arid, drought soils. Slow growing but long lived. Can grow up to 15 ft tall. Irregular shaped crown. *Informational Video courtesy CSU
High wildlife value and special value to honey bees, the Northern Catalpa provides large leaf foliage, shade and rapid to moderate growth in moist soils.
Variety of the popular Rocky Mountain Juniper species, it has excellent drought tolerance and takes well to pruning.
Tall deciduous tree for moist mountain sites; not recommended for windbreaks; attractive fall color; to 11,000′ elev.
Tall tree; grows well on most soils; to 7,000′ elev.; good windbreak species. Proven Performer and highly recommended for multi-row windbreaks in our area to provide height to central row of multi-row windbreak, or single row windbreak where height is needed.
Native, small tree for plains rivers – Not recommended for our area due to moisture needs.
Purple new foliage, clear red-pink flowers, and abundant dark red fruit. mature height of 20 ft with a spread. purple leaves in the spring later turn to reddish green. In May pinkish red flowers form all over the tree. Flowers give rise to dark-red fruit . The fruit hangs provides food for song birds.Easily grown on a host of sites all across the temperature zones
Alternative to Lombardy poplar to 8,000 ft.
Medium sized shrub with red leaves in fall, red stems in winter, white flowers and fruit; provides browse for deer, moose, elk; to 10,000 ft. elevation