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Shade Trees & Windbreaks for the
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.

 
 
     

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