Can I grow a tree in Denver that will stay green in the winter-time? No Pines please!?

Are there any trees that I can grow in Denver colorado (usda zone 6A) that will stay green in the wintertime? If so, what are the tree types?

No pines!!

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  • Faye H
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    How about a holly? They're green in winter.

    That's the only thing I can think of that's not a pine.

    I'm giving you a link to the Arbor Society page with a Holly Tree so you can take a look. There are a couple different types of Holly though. I have one in my yard here in NC and it stayed green all winter.

    I used to live in Denver so I know they grow there.

  • 1 decade ago

    How about "Magnolia Grandifloras"It stay green all the winter and in the spring ,blossom big white flowers with a good smell.It's a big tree.I know this because i study horticulture.

  • 1 decade ago

    Arborvitae! Small fir like tree. Works well in most soils and temps. Holds up well to ice storms too.

    Source(s): 18 years State certified arborist.
  • Kacky
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    How about an eastern red cedar? They have pretty blue berries in the fall.

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