Cars from houses which do not have a basement parking facility can park under these trees. The fall color is a bright lemony yellow. I have an ash tree that is about 13 years old. The bark is a pale green to white. Pumpkin ash– This tree gets its name from its trunk because the base of the trunk swells in the shape of a pumpkin when it gets wet. Female cottonwoods later bear masses of cottony seeds that blow about and become a nuisance; for that reason, male varieties make your best choices. This is a good choice for a lawn area or street. 0000628057 00000 n Quaking Apsens can grow up to 20 to 60' high by 10' wide and the multi-trunks will form large clumps or groves. Slender branches and narrow leaflets give it a delicate, fine textured appearance. The tree has been watered regularly throughout the year since we have had it. Slender branches and narrow leaflets give it a delicate, fine textured appearance. Triumph Elm Ulmus 'Morton Glossy' is a fast growing tree, up to 55' high and 45' wide. You can plant a single tree in your backyard. Raywood Ash Fraxinus oxycarpa ‘Raywood ’ Zone: 6 Height: 45' Spread: 30' Shape: Oval with dense crown Foliage: Narrow green leaflets, fine textured Fall Color: Reddish-purple Raywood grows fast as a young tree but matures smaller than other Ash. They are resistant to the Ash blight. The needles are closely placed, soft to the touch, in a two tone silvery blueish green. Backyard. Vanderwolf's Pine, also called a Limber Pine, is aptly named for it flexible or limber branchets/twigs. 0000012657 00000 n 0000001869 00000 n Emerald Sunshine Elm Ulmus propinqua is fast growing, up to 35' by 25' that grows into a vase shape. 0000001747 00000 n 0000085249 00000 n 0000008948 00000 n Superior disease resistance plus heat and drought tolerance make this unique crabapple a crown jewel among trees. It is a great embellishment PLUS you won’t have to worry about your kids playing out in the heat. Chitalpa is a deciduous tree that grows 20 to 30' in height, and up to 20' wide. 0000627659 00000 n 0000007385 00000 n This new growth will not only affect the appearance of the tree, but potentially open the cut limbs to pests and disease. The satisfaction of growing our own food has become a truly enjoyable pastime that many of us have come to look forward to every year. All ash trees are in the Oleaceae (olive and lilac) family, and species commonly planted in New Mexico include the Arizona or velvet ash and associated cultivars (like the popular Modesto ash), green and white ash, Raywood ash, fragrant ash, and others. 0000009421 00000 n 0000014306 00000 n Thank you. 0000629611 00000 n 0000003257 00000 n Weeping Willow Salix babylonica is a fast growing tree and will mature at about 40'. Description. It's deeply corrugated dark green leaves turn to a yellow fall color. Sycamore or Plane Tree are large trees that can cast a welcoming cool shade in the hot summer months. 0000041296 00000 n 0000002792 00000 n Botanical Name: Fraxinus oxycarpa 'Raywood' Mediterranean native with fast growth rate and oval, upright crown shape. Rich green yellow foliage illuminates tree lines that is a standout among the other trees. New Mexico Gourd Society Festival at the Albuquerque Garden Center, 10120 Lomas NE. 0000084994 00000 n Arizona Sycamore is one of the tallest native shade trees in New Mexico, naturally growing along with the south central river banks of the Rio Grande. On mature trees, the bark flakes of to reveal gray, cream, orange, brown and green. It has a very straight central leader and pyramidal habit that matures to a broad rounded form. 0000040940 00000 n They do best in higher elevations of New Mexico. They provide wonderful dense shade throughout hot summers and cool the surrounding areas. They make great street, lawn and shade trees. 0000556826 00000 n This variety has a dark green, small narrow leaf that has a fine textured appearance. 0000010173 00000 n Persimmons Hachiya, Tamopan and Fuyu do well here. It is more like a large shrub than a tree as it grows to a height of between 10 and 20 feet. There is some new growth, suckers all over the tree, but no leaves. 0000629575 00000 n 0000012311 00000 n Purple Robe Locust is a strikingly beautiful ornamental tree that has a growth of rounded bronze leaves that turn into a lush green, followed by drooping purplish pink flowers. 0000006341 00000 n It combines the larger flower of the Catalpa with the color of the Chilopsis, continuously producing opulent large white flower clusters. 0000014015 00000 n It grows up up to 70' by 60'. Fruit trees are a fun and rewarding landscape planting in New Mexico. These trees grow fast, up to 25' high by 20' wide. It has a yellow fall color. The acorns they produce are a valued food source for a large variety of New Mexico's wildlife. They are a sight to see when the slightest breeze hits them, the delicate glossy green leaves tremble and sparkle with reflected light. 0000001476 00000 n Raywood Ash, botanical name Fraxinus oxycarpa 'Raywood,' is a Mediterranean native that can grow to be a large tree with a round-headed form, so it is capable of providing the right amount of summer shade! Honey Locust are native to Central and Eastern North America, but grow very well all across New Mexico. Oak can grow well in New Mexico and they make a great shade tree with beautiful fall colors. 0000040655 00000 n Any idea what the problem might be. Navajo Globe Willow Salix matsudana 'Navajo' is a gorgeous, fast-growing tree. These elm trees are very adaptable to New Mexico heat, cold, alkaline soils and wind. This is the perfect pine for medium sized landscapes and are considered low maintenance after establishment. They will grow 30 to 40' high and nearly as wide. Poplars is a very fast growing "Cottonless Cottonwood"and can grow to 75' by 35' and is resistant to leaf rust. They require moderate water and produce no seeds. 0000086432 00000 n It's green glossy leaves turn yellow in fall. 0000008187 00000 n They have dark green foliage that turns an attractive burgundy red in fall. Their flowers are a spiky lavender purple that will bloom profusely in summer months. It's gray/white bark gives it a distinctive flair, and the green heart-shaped leaves rustle on the slightest breeze. Question: How far away from the foundation of my home should I plant a Raywood ash tree? Raywood Ash are one of our most beautiful shade trees in New Mexico. 0000011417 00000 n This one is a small to medium sized, upright spreading tree that grows to about 30' high by 15' wide. 113. 0000627734 00000 n The cones are thick-scaled, up to 8" long and don't disintegrate when they hit the ground. The naturally shedding bark creates a dappled brown and cream pattern that is accentuated by sunlight filtering through the foliage. Chaste Tree is an excellent choice for a multi-branched tree or large shrub that grows up to 20'. Some fruit trees need a pollinator tree nearby, some do not, and are considered self fruitful. Cars from houses which do not have a basement parking facility can park under these trees. They are one of the first trees in spring to leaf out. 0000592268 00000 n Royal Raindrops Crabapple has eye-popping magenta pink blooms, deep purple cut leaf foliage, sparkling red fruits and bright fall color.