Pinus cembroides edulis
The Pinon Pine is a medium sized pine tree native to Colorado. It has spreading upward branches which creates a broad, bushy, rounded evergreen with short green needles. This tree produces small reddish-brown cones which produce edible nuts. This tree is great for accent planting as well as creating a privacy screen. It tolerates poor soils, extreme cold, as well as harsh weather conditions. This is a popular tree for smaller spaces because the Pinon Pine tends to not out grow limited spaces. Its average size will be 20 feet tall by 15 feet wide. It can be planted in full sun or partial sun areas.
Cold hardy to -35°F Maximum Elevation: 7,500 Feet