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Xeric Evergreen Trees and Shrubs

This is a list of some of the evergreen trees and shrubs that have low to moderate water needs and are easily grown in Colorado.


Low Water Use Evergreen Trees and Shrubs

Moderately Low Water Use Evergreen Trees


Xeric Evergreen Trees and Shrubs  (click on highlighted names for photos and/or more information)

Low Water Use Evergreen Trees & Shrubs


Pinus aristata

Bristlecone Pine

Pinus cembroides var. edulis

Pinyon Pine

Pinus flexilis

Limber Pine

Pinus ponderosa

Ponderosa Pine

Juniperus sp. (all upright and spreading cultivars)

Upright & Spreading Junipers

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 Moderately Low Water Use Evergreen Trees



Picea pungens

Colorado Spruce

Pinus nigra

Austrian Pine

Pinus strobiformis

Southwestern White Pine

Pinus sylvestris

Scotch Pine

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Photo: Judy Sedbrook

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