Pine Trees

Asked July 23, 2019, 10:57 PM EDT

Would a Bosnian Pine or an Austrian Pine be more likely to succeed in the Colorado Rockies?

Jefferson County Colorado

1 Response

From those two species, the Bosnian Pine may be the better option regarding susceptibility to pests, though I might avoid the 'Emerald Arrow', 'Iseli Fastigiata' cultivar.

I have a few reference pages for you.

A long CSU Extension rating page on trees:

CSU Extension page on evergreen trees:

This is my favorite tree recommendation page. It includes information on trees which do not require very much water:

Before planting, I highly recommend reading through this page on the science of planting trees:

And caring for recently planted trees: