Medium Water Use Trees

Scientific Name Common Name Hgt Width Evergree or Deciduous Hardy and Notes
           
Acer negundo Box Elder 40' 40' Deciduous  
Albizia julibrissin Silk Tree, Mimosa 25' 25' Deciduous Problems
Arbutus xalapensis Texas Madrone 25' 15' Evergreen  
Catalpa x Chilopsis Chitalpa 25' 20' Deciduous  
Cedrus deodara Deodar Cedar 60' 40' Evergreen  
Celtis laevigata var. laevigata Hackberry or Sugarberry 35' 30' Deciduous  
Cercis canadensis var. texana Texas Redbud 18' 20' Deciduous  
Cotinus coggygria Smoketree 20' 10' Deciduous  
Cupressocyparis leylandii Leyland Cypress 20' 8' Evergreen  
Cupressus arizonica Arizona Cypress 45' 30' Evergreen  
Cupressus glabra Smooth bark Cypress 45' 30' Evergreen  
Diospyros kaki Japanese Persimmon 30' 20' Deciduous  
Eucalyptus microtheca Coolibah 40' 30' Evergreen Marginal
Ficus carica Edible Fig 10' 10' Deciduous  
Fraxinus cuspidata Fragrant Ash 15' 15' Deciduous  
Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis Thornless Honeylocust 45' 35' Deciduous  
Juglans microcarpa Nogalito, Little Leaf Walnut 30' 25' Deciduous  
Juniperus virginiana Eastern Red Cedar 35' 25' Evergreen  
Juniperus chinensis Upright Cultivars 20' 15' Evergreen  
Juniperus scopulorum Rocky Mountain Juniper 35' 15' Evergreen  
Koelreuteria paniculata Golden Rain Tree 25' 25' Deciduous  
Maclura pomifera Osage Orange 50' 50' Deciduous  
Melia azedarach Chinaberry 30' 35' Deciduous Problems
Pinus cembroides Mexican Pinyon 20 15 Evergreen  
Pinus edulis Pinyon Pine 20' 15' Evergreen  
Pinus halepensis Aleppo Pine 70' 40' Evergreen  
Pinus pinea Italian Stone Pine 70' 30' Evergreen  
Pinus remota Border Pinyon 20 15 Evergreen  
Pinus thunbergiana Japanese Black Pine 20' 10' Evergreen  
Pistacia chinensis Chinese Pistache 40' 30' Deciduous  
Podocarpus macrophyllus Japanese Yew 15' 8' Evergreen  
Prunus caroliniana Carolina Cherry Laurel 20' 15' Evergreen  
Prunus mexicana Mexican Plum 25' 25' Deciduous  
Prunus serotina Southwestern Chokecherry 30' 20' Deciduous  
Quercus fusiformis Escarpment Live Oak 40' 40' Evergreen  
Quercus glaucoides Lacey Qak 30' 25' Deciduous  
Quercus buckleyi Texas Red Oak 40' 30' Deciduous  
Quercus emoryi Emory Oak 50' 30' Evergreen  
Quercus gambelii Gambel's Oak 25' 25' Deciduous  
Quercus gravesii Chisos Red Oak 30' 25' Evergreen  
Quercus ilex Holly Oak 50' 30' Evergreen  
Quercus macrocarpa Bur Oak 70' 35' Deciduous  
Quercus muhlenbergii Chinquapin Oak 50' 40' Deciduous  
Quercus polymorpha Monterey Oak 40 30 Deciduous  
Quercus virginiana Coastal Live Oak 40 30 Deciduous  
Rhus lanceolata Prairie Flameleaf Sumac 20' 15' Deciduous Shade Plant
Robinia ambigua Pink Locust 40' 20' Deciduous  
Robinia pseudoacacia Black Locust 50' 25' Deciduous  
Robinia neomexicana New Mexico Locust 20' 10' Deciduous  
Sophora japonica Japanese Pagoda Tree 35' 35' Deciduous  
Ulmus parviflora True Chinese Elm / Lacebark Elm 35' 25' Deciduous  
Zizyphus jujuba Chinese Date Tree / Jujube 25' 20' Deciduous  

Ornamentals for Far West Texas Index