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New Mexico Forestry Division Conservation Seedling Program

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Growth Rate: Fast
Mature Height: 60 feet
Water Requirements: Moderate
Alkalinity Tolerance: Moderate
Preferred Elevation: 3000 - 5500
Cold Hardiness: Poor
Color: The foliage is green
Suggested Uses: windbreaks and Christmas trees.
Pest Problems: Nantucket pine tip moth, Ips bark beetle, and spider mites.
Tree Description: A medium-sized tree native to southwest Asia. It forms a dense conical crown. An extensive root system gives this tree the ability to withstand drought. Plantings are best in southern New Mexico due to it not being cold hardy enough for the northern half of the state. It has a crown width of between 30 and 40 feet. The optimum soil pH is 7.0 to 8.5.
The distribution season has closed, please check back later to place an order. If you have any questions please contact the Seedling Coordinator at: 476-3334.