fruit trees for high altitude
What are some of the best fruit trees for the town of Idaho Springs?
Clear Creek County Colorado trees and shrubs
Thanks for your inquiry and for your patince in receiving a reply -- I have been out of town. Some fruit tree recommendations for Idaho Springs (7,500') include:
- Sweet Sixteen
- State Fair
AMERICAN PLUM -- or other varieties hardy to Zone 3
Also might want to consider rhubarb, Boyne RAspberry, Serviceberry, Golden currant, Chokecherry.
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CSU Extension Director & Agent for Clear Creek County -- 4-H, Horticulture & Consumer Energy