Deciduous Shade Trees for Colorado Climates
At Nick’s we carry a wide variety of deciduous trees that are suited for Colorado’s dry climate. These leafy trees will add beautiful color variety to your existing landscaping. We have the best selection in the Denver area, including speciality and hard-to-find species.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help find the right deciduous trees for your home and landscaping project.
Deciduous Shade Trees for Colorado Climates Include:
Autumn Blaze Maple
The Autumn Blaze is best known for its striking red color. It is fast growing and, at maturity, can grow up to 60’ tall and 45’ wide. This is a staple of any Colorado landscape.
Autumn Purple Ash
This tree adds beautiful color variety to your landscaping. In the Fall the leaves turn a dark purple while the interior leaves turn a bright orange-yellow. It grows very quickly and at maturity can reach 50’ tall and 35’ to 45’ wide.
The Honey Locust is a durable, drought-tolerant tree with small leaflets that make for a fern-like texture and dappled shade. It is slightly smaller than most deciduous shade trees and is great for smaller yards. It grows to be around 35’ tall.
This tree is known for its sweet fragrance from the blooms that appear in June and July. It tends to grow in a perfect pyramid shape and generally reaches 45’ tall and 35’ wide with dense foliage. It’s large, heart-shaped leaves turn bright yellow in the Fall.
This tree is a great option for poor growing conditions because it is highly adaptable to conditions that are very wet or very dry with poor soil. It grows quickly and has small leaves that create a graceful umbrella shape and can be 40’ to 50’ tall.
Red Sunset Maple
Fire-engine red every Autumn! This tree is stunning in any landscape and creates great summer shade. The Red Sunset Maple shines in all seasons. In early Spring, it produces dense feathery clusters of small red and yellow flowers and in Summer leaves are medium to dark green.
Availability of deciduous shade trees varies throughout the year so contact Nick’s to see what we have in stock. We can help you find the perfect small tree to complement your patio and landscaping.