Evergreen trees for windbreaks.

Asked April 23, 2013, 12:25 AM EDT

What evergreens tree choices do best for a windbreak in a westside Albuquerque yard? Thanks, Debra

Bernalillo County New Mexico

1 Response

Probably your best option would be arborvitae. Though slower growing than Leyland false cypress, they won't up and die nearly as easily. Irrigation will be the key to success with whatever plants you do choose, so be sure you have a good plan for that before planting.