Shade Trees & Windbreaks
Desert Southwest Garden
Shade trees are a valuable addition to the Southwestern desert landscape, providing both shade from the scorching sun and bird nesting places.
Below is a list of shade and windbreak trees grown in the desert Southwest. Click on each tree for a larger image and Information on growth habits, characteristics, pest problems and other interesting facts that you might not be told when you purchase your tree; so you can make the right choice when choosing a shade tree for the desert Southwest.