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Chilopsis linearis * Desert Willow Strawberry Tree * Arbutus unedo Mission Street — named after the California Missions. Kaffir Coral Tree * Erythrina caffra Coral Gum * Eucalyptus torquata Garry Oak * Quercus garryana Desert Willow * Chilopsis linearis It is best grown as a single tree with adequate room to grow but to be avoided where the emerald ash borer is endemic. Eucalyptus polyanthemos * Silver Dollar Gum Urban Forestry has added a second American magnolia to the list of evergreen choices, the northern sweetbay Magnolia virginiana ‘Jim Wilson.’ Trademarked as Moonglow, this cultivar was introduced commercially only in 2001. U  V  W  Brugmansia Betty Marshall * White Trumpet Tree Join Bring lasting change to our region, one tree at a time. Tabebuia impetiginosa * Purple Trumpet Tree Buddhist Orchid Tree * Bauhinia variegata candida Here are 12 towns in Southern California that have truly captured that Main Street charm that we love to seek out when exploring a new place. Eucalyptus sideroxylon * Red Ironbark Shrub List    Cabbage Palm * Cordyline Sunrise Kumquat Nagami * Fortunella margarita This list should be used as a guideline for choosing which street tree to plant, but should not be used without the help of a tree professional. A great deal of consideration should take place before planting a tree. Questions or comments about this website Took two days but the woodpeckers found that recycled power pole in the back yard instead of the front. Sambucus nigra Black Lace * Black Lace Elderberry The Urban Forestry Council (UFC) works with key urban forest stakeholders, including San Francisco Public Works and Friends of the Urban Forest to create lists of recommended trees to plant in San Francisco. Sycamore * Platanus racemosa Acacia podalariifolia * Pearl Acacia The one thing all plants in Sonoma County have in common is the ability to survive wet winters and dry summers. The bark of this tree is cherry red when young and dark brown when older. Angels Trumpet Tree * Brugmansia Charles Grimaldi A simple pH test can determine your site’s characteristics. Trident Maple * Acer buergerianum Silk Tree * Albizia julibrissin Sweet Olive * Osmanthus fragrans California Box Elder * Acer negundo californicum Just what makes for a good street tree? Euphorbia cotinifolia * Caribbean Copper Plant Magnolia quinquipeta 'nigra' * Lily Magnolia Cape Lilac * Melea azedarach Plant List    B  C  D  Apricot - Blenheim Royal Apricot Water Gum * Tristaniopsis laurina Blenheim Royal Apricot * Prunus armeniaca Lagerstroemia Natchez * Natchez Crape Myrtle Quercus durata * Leather Oak Acca sellowiana * Pineapple Guava Golden Rain Tree * Koelreuteria paniculata Caesalpinia gilliesii * Desert Bird of Paradise Hairy Wattle * Acacia vestita Coast Live Oak * Quercus agrifolia Star Magnolia * Magnolia stellata 10 best street trees. Answer 1 of 19: Hi I am really confused!! Trees that have invasive roots are regularly used as street trees. short, time should be taken for thought about what effect this tree will have on the garden before it is planted. Pinus monophylla * Single Leaf Pinyon Pine Handroanthus chrysotrichus (Golden trumpet tree) Deciduous tree. Juglans californica * California Walnut Wildlife Photography, Home Garden Of all these trees, the one I personally like best is purple-leaved Bailey acacia (Acacia baileyana ‘Purpurea’). I was able to rescue a portion of an aging power pole with an acorn woodpecker cavity. Erythrina falcata * Brazilian Coral Tree Acacia dealbata * Silver Wattle Prunus ilicifolia ssp. Apr 24, 2012 - Explore James Philipp's board "Best Trees for Southern California" on Pinterest. Mexican Elderberry * Sambucus mexicana Shoestring Acacia * Acacia stenophylla Fraxinus dipetala * California Ash Chionanthus retusus * Chinese Fringe Tree Gingko biloba * Maidenhair Tree Limited water requirements. All rights reserved. Quercus john-tuckeri * Tucker's Oak Asian Pear 20th Century Jacaranda * Jacaranda mimosifolia The list of Uncommon and Special Trees to Promote Diversity in Yards, Parks, and Open Spaces (PDF) identifies tree species that are considered to be well-adapted to San Francisco’s climate and conditions, but are under-represented in our open spaces. Plum - Elephant Heart Often planted along freeways. San Francisco Department of the Environment. Gold Angels Trumpet Tree * Brugmansia Charles Grimaldi R  S  T  Tree Dahlia * Dahlia imperials Trees that drop copious amounts of debris are planted where they overhang Lyonothamnus floribundus * Catalina Ironwood Parkinsonia aculeata Desert Museum * Thornless Palo Verde Chaste Tree * Vitex agnus castus Fiejoa seloiana * Pineapple Guava Drought Tolerant Trees, Follow @socalgardener !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)? Dark green, fuzzy leaves and yellow trumpet-shaped flowers. These 12 Towns In Southern California Have The Best Main Streets You Gotta Visit. The 2019 List of Recommended Street Trees (PDF) helps provide information on species that are the best performers in our city. Pinus coulteri * Coulter Pine, Big Cone Pine Although there are endless species of trees, only few can survive the harsh life of a street tree. for the growth of a young tree knowing how rapidly this can change. several degrees lower due to the evaporation of the transpired water vapor that they release. Callistemon viminalis * Weeping Bottlebrush Asian Pear Chojuro Lophostemon confertus variegata * Variegated Brisbane Box, Variegated Brush Box Acacia boormanii * Snowy River Wattle It is difficult to plan plantings for the growth of a young tree knowing how rapidly this can change. In the first year there is no shade to speak of Summer Chocolate Mimosa * Albizia Summer Chocolate 75’ x 25’. Erythrina bidwillii * Coral Bean Tree Desert Bird of Paradise * Caesalpina gilliesii Here are the top trees we settled on: Riverside Park in Manhattan is lined with London Planetrees. U  V  W  Magnolia Figo * Banana Bush Organic Gardening Methods and Ideas    Native to South Ameri-ca. Quercus berberidifolia * Scrub Oak Marina Strawberry Tree * Arbutus Marina Poinciana * Caesalpina pulcherrima Cottonwood * Populus fremontii Quercus garryana * Oregon Oak Do we have to visit Redwood, Sequoia or Yosemite to see these trees. Contacts    Belah * Casuarina cristata B  C  D  lyonii * Catalina Cherry It’s pretty tall, growing quickly to 30’ to 50’ high. O  P  Q  Jacaranda mimosifolia * Jacaranda All street trees must be approved by Public Works before planting. Acacia pravissima * Ovens Wattle And then there is the ever expanding shade issue. Big Poly * Eremophila bignoniiflora x polyclada Acer buergerianum * Trident Maple Magnolia Galaxy * Galaxy Magnolia Forest Pansy Redbud * Cercis canadensis Forest Pansy Acer macrophyllum * Bigleaf Maple Montague Expressway — named after 1870s Millionaire Wilford Weed Montague's 400-acre "Riverside Farm" where the original Montague Road (between today's Lafayette Street and North First Street) ran along the northern edge. Pomegranate Wonderful * Punica granatum Perennial Garden    Crimson Red Crape Myrtle * Lagerstroemia Crimson Red 12 Broadleaf Evergreen Street Trees You Should Plant. Persimmon * Diosporos virginiana Arbutus Marina * Marina Strawberry Tree Chinaberry Tree * Melea azedarach Your garden will thank you. Galaxy Magnolia * Magnolia Galaxy Silver Maple * Acer saccharinum Caribbean Copper Plant * Euphorbia cotinifolia E  F  G  White Orchid Tree * Bauhinia variegata candida Ceremonial streets, which are streets that serve as celebrated civic spaces for various events and parades, are designed with consistency and formality in mind. Tea Tree * Melaleuca alternifolia live for a hundred or more years do the majority of their growing in the first 30, treat them well in their youth. If the tree is not a hazard keeping it as part of the habitat will reward you in ways unexpected. Quercus muehlenbergii * Chinkapin Oak Floss Silk Tree * Chorisia speciosa, Ceiba speciosa Volunteer Help plant trees where you live, work, and play. Cercis canadensis Forest Pansy * Eastern Redbud, Forest Pansy Redbud Grevillia robusta * Silky Oak Giant Bird of Paradise * Strelitzia nicolai The trunk grows wide making it a sturdy tree. O  P  Q  So enjoy our California Tree List and plant a few of the beauties here. Silver Princess * Eucalyptus caesia magna The 2019 List of Recommended Street Trees (PDF) helps provide information on species that are the best performers in our city. roots are regularly used as street trees. Our coastal microclimate requires trees to require a lot of sunlight and little to no water once established. Mimosa Tree * Albizia julibrissin Maytenus boaria * Maytens Tree Tabebuia chrysotricha * Golden Trumpet Tree X  Y  Z, A  Trees are a thought to the future, but not always for as long as one might think. Banana Bush * Michelia figo Apricot - Blenheim Royal Apricot Chinese Wingnut * Pterocarya stenoptera Acer saccharinum * Silver Maple Acacia cultriformis * Knifeleaf Wattle, Knife Wattle, Dogtooth Wattle London Planetree The London plane, a cross between the American sycamore and the English Oriental plane, … a rare commodity. Deciduous Fruit Trees List Bauhinia galpinii * Red Orchid Bush Knifeleaf Wattle * Acacia cultriformis Blue Oak * Quercus douglassii California Ash * Fraxinus dipetala California Black Oak * Quercus kelloggii Quercus agrifolia * Coast Live Oak Littleleaf linden is valued for its vigor and improved branching habit. The Few, the Proud, the Best Street Trees. Magnolia dianica * Michelia yunnanensis It will depend upon your preferences and schedule. Chinese Fringe Tree * Chionanthus retusus Although there are dozens of species of trees, only a few make good street trees. Not all of these trees are appropriate as street trees and FUF does not plants trees that will not thrive in the urban environment. Jul 4, 2019 - Explore Kabrina Stucki's board "California Street Trees" on Pinterest. Trees that can tolerate acid to alkaline soil with a pH of 5.0-8.2 are listed as < 8.2. Sambucus mexicana * Mexican Elderberry Queensland Frangipani * Hymenosporum flavum Acer negundo californicum * California Box Elder, Boxelder Brazilian Coral Tree * Erythrina falcata Particularly trees with nest cavities. Common Names --------Plants by their Latin Names Agonis flexuosa After Dark * Purple Peppermint Tree, After Dark Peppermint Tree Osmanthus fragrans * Sweet Olive See more ideas about Street trees, Tree, California. Scrub Oak * Quercus berberidifolia Albizia julibrissin * Mimosa Tree, Silk Tree Purple Peppermint Tree * Agonis flexuosa After Dark Callistemon Cane's Hybrid * Cane's Bottlebrush Cercis occidentalis * Western Redbud Quercus kelloggii * California Black Oak Robinia pseudoacacia Purple Robe * Purple Robe Black Locust Why are street trees so important? Links    Arbutus unedo * Strawberry Tree Trees that can tolerate acid to neutral soil with a pH of 5.0-7.5 are listed as < 7.5. Evergreen. Last modified: December 11, 2020. Bearss Lime * Citrus x latifolia Purple Fernleaf Acacia * Acacia baileyana purpurea California Hoptree * Ptelea crenulata Vines    N  Peach May Pride Albizia Summer Chocolate * Summer Chocolate Mimosa, Summer Chocolate Silk Tree Melaleuca elliptica * Granite Honey Myrtle Doesn’t grow that tall. Sequoia National Park’s Giant Forest. Saucer Magnolia * Magnolia soulangiana Tilia cordata: Littleleaf Linden. Silver Dollar Gum * Eucalyptus polyanthemos Apple - Anna Apple Quercus douglasii * Blue Oak X  Y  Z. California Walnut * Juglans californica A Department of the City and County of San Francisco, Uncommon and Special Trees to Promote Diversity in Yards, Parks, and Open Spaces, The 2019 List of Recommended Street Trees. Coral Bean Tree * Erythrina bidwillii Copyright © 1999 California Gardens Stock Image Catalog    Hymenosporum flavum * Sweet Shade structures, or each other, far too frequently. Mudgee Wattle * Acacia spectabilis Purple Trumpet Tree * Tabebuia impetiginosa Paperbark Tree * Melaleuca quinquenervia Eastern Redbud * Cercis canadensis Forest Pansy Quercus dumosa * Scrub Oak Tecoma X Smithii * Orange Bells Butterflies Magnolia * Magnolia Butterflies Crapemyrtle or Lagerstroemia : This small tree is the most common southern street and yard tree planted in a wide range that encircles the US from New Jersey through the deep South, Texas, Southern California and to the Pacific Northwest. Banksia seminuda * River Banksia Pineapple guava * Feijoa sellowiana, Acca sellowiana A vibrant main street in the center of town really shows off the heart and soul of a city. The San Francisco Plant Finder also houses the List of Recommended Street Trees as well as hundreds of other plant species for habitat, sustainability and success in the built environment. Orange Bells * Tecoma X smithii When using this list to help select a species to plant, make sure to consider microclimates and existing infrastructure. Cook's Corner    but by year three or later there can be a lot. Trees can do so much to change the physical comfort of the local environment. Pistacia chinensis * Chinese Pistache Search our Site    Heteromeles arbutifolia * Toyon Eucalyptus caesia magna * Silver Princess Magnolia Butterflies * Butterflies Magnolia And then there is the ever expanding shade issue. Coulter Pine * Pinus coulteri Sapphire Dragon Tree * Paulonia kawakamii Chinese Date * Ziziphus jujuba 'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Lagerstroemia Crimson Red * Crimson Red Crape Myrtle Peppermint Tree * Agonis flexuosa predictable lifespan of 10-15 years, more and then you are living on borrowed time. Home    The temperature under a tree is often Eremophila bignoniiflora x polyclada * Big Poly Emu Bush Chorisia speciosa * Floss Silk Tree By conserving its veteran trees, preserving the health of the maturing tree population and making wise planting choices, California’s municipal forests will provide benefits for generations to come. Red Ironbark * Eucalyptus sideroxylon Melaleuca quinquenervia * Paperbark Tree, Punk Tree Australian Willow * Geijera parviflora Cook Tree * Cascabela thevetia River Wattle * Acacia cognata Therefore, if I were given this list this is the one I would choose, simply because I like it. Pink Star Magnolia * Magnolia stellata rosea You have never seen more joyous birds. Palm Trees    This large tree does better in the shade vs full sun. Naked Coral Tree * Erythrina coralloides The 2019 List of Recommended Street Trees (PDF)Uncommon and Special Trees - (PDF) to Promote Diversity in Yards, Parks, and Open Spaces. Too often this leads to their untimely demise. Trees dictate the plantings Book Reviews    I don't know your starting point the day you leave Yosemite, but Yosemite Valley to San Simeon is about a 5 hour nonstop drive. California has the biggest, tallest trees on the planet. However, it is interesting to note that there is a book called ‘Street Trees Recommended for Southern California” and Acacia baileyana is not included in it. Erythrina coralloides * Naked Coral Tree Black Lace Elderberry * Sambucus nigra Black Lace While it will take longer to grow, the reward of planting a camphor tree will be great. Agonis flexuosa * Peppermint Tree Fremont Cottonwood * Populus fremontii Red Flowering Gum * Corymbia ficifolia, Eucalyptus ficifolia Toyon * Heteromeles arbutifolia H  I  J  Palo Verde * Parkinsonia Desert Museum Garden Calendar    Nectarine Panamint * Prunus persica nucipersica Ceiba insignis * White Floss Silk Tree Oregon Oak * Quercus garryana Figure 7. Magnolia soulangiana * Saucer Magnolia Taiwan Flowering Cherry * Prunus campanulata © 2020 SF Environment. Brazilian Rosewood * Jacaranda mimosifolia Australian Frangipani * Hymenosporum flavum Chitalpa Pink Dawn Tabebuia Apricot * Apricot Trumpet Tree Brugmansia Charles Grimaldi * Gold Angel's Trumpet Tree The UFC will continue to work with these stakeholders to perform annual reviews and updates to these lists as well. © Elena Pueyo / Getty Images. Some people are fine with only Mariposa Grove, others want to see more Sequoias.There are of course Tuolumne and Merced Groves inside Yosemite if your schedule allows visiting those.. Nectarine Panamint Trees that have invasive K  L  M  1 - A sweet new magnolia . Trees that drop copious amounts of debris are planted where they overhang lawns, pools, and parking areas. Bigleaf Maple * Acer macrophyllum Fortunella margarita * Kumquat Nagami Not an oak at all. Drought Tolerant Garden    Cordyline Sunrise * Cabbage Palm Ptelea crenulata * California Hoptree Golden Trumpet Tree * Tabebuia chrysotricha Holly Leaf Cherry * Prunus ilicifolia Erythrina caffra * Kaffir Coral Create safer, cleaner, and healthier communities by planting trees. Pyrus 'asian pear' var '20th century' Persian Lilac * Melea azedarach After reviewing dozens of commonly available landscaping trees, we’ve settled on these five as the best yard trees because they can grow in most plant hardiness zones. For example, just 10 species comprise almost 75 percent of New York City's 700,000 street trees. Erythrina acanthocarpa * Tambookie Thorn R  S  T  Growth rate slows after it reaches 15 feet. Granite Honey Myrtle * Melaleuca elliptica Michelia yunnanensis * Magnolia dianica Mountain Ebony * Bauhinia variegata Plum Elephant Heart * Prunus salacina We want to go and see the large trees I can remember pictures when I was young of cars driving through the trees. Western Redbud * Cercis occidentalis Saucer Magnolia * Magnolia soulangiana Brozzonii Natchez Crape Myrtle * Lagerstroemia Natchez Eriobotrya deflexa * Bronze Loquat River Bankisa * Banksia seminuda The trees of Northern California and Sonoma County are varied and alluring. Paulonia kawakamii * Sapphire Dragon Tree White Floss Silk Tree * Chorisia insignis, Ceiba insignis The application form to plant a street tree can be found here. Which is the best place to go to. Dombeya wallichii * Tropical Hydrangea Bradford Pear * Pyrus calleryana Lilly Pilly * Acmena smithii Selection of street trees also depends on the street type, as well as the goals for the particular street. White Trumpet Tree * Brugmansia Betty Marshal The first requirement of a street tree is that it can live under the most difficult urban conditions: air pollution, dog urine, soil compaction, and general abuse. I have seen great trees planted too close to Big Cone Pine * Pinus coulteri Tree canopies reduce the amount and rate at which rainwater strikes the ground, thereby reducing erosion and stormwater management costs. Australian willows (Geijera parviflora) are relatively small, evergreen trees that … Prunus ilicifolia * Holly Leafed Cherry Vitex agnus castus * Chaste Tree Bauhinia variegata candida * Buddhist Orchid Tree One of the best-performing oaks in street-tree settings, this is also one of the smaller and slow-growing oaks. Apricot Trumpet Tree * Tabebuia Apricot (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Our California Tree List includes many of the trees that have been successful in our own landscapes. It’s important to keep in mind all factors that may affect a tree in the location that it’s being planted and it’s always better to get a tree that fits the spot well than it is to try and prune it to make it fit. Erythrina crista-galli * Cockspur Coral Bird of Paradise Tree * Caesalpina gilliesii When using this list to help select a species to plant, make sure to consider microclimates and existing infrastructure. Tecoma stans * Yellow Elder Leather Oak * Quercus durata Alexandrina Magnolia * Magnolia Alexandrina Tristaniopsis laurina * Water Gum Pinyon Pine * Pinus monophylla For medium-sized trees that top off in the 30 to 40-foot range, look for big leaf maple, California sycamore, willow trees, bishop pine or coulter pine. Ceiba speciosa * Floss Silk Tree Citrus x latifolia * Bearss Lime Platanus racemosa * Sycamore Maidenhair Tree * Ginkgo biloba Tucker's Oak * Quercus john-tuckeri Dahlia imperialis * Tree Dahlia Magnolia stellata 'rosea' * Pink Star Magnolia Recommended Street Tree Species List Koelreuteria paniculata * Golden Rain Tree Tristania conferta variegatus * Variegated Brisbane Box, Variegated Brush Box Cornus nuttallii * Mountain Dogwood Bauhinia variegata * Mountain Ebony Punica granatum * Pomegranate 'Wonderful' Apple, Anna Apple Brisbane Box * Lophostemon confertus variegata The Camphor tree is one of the best shade trees for Southern California homes because it reaches an ultimate height of around 50 to 60 inches. Acacia spectabilis * Mudgee Wattle Liquidamber styraciflua * American Gum Australian Willow. Prunus campanulata * Taiwan Flowering Cherry Firewheel Tree * Stenocarpus sinuatus Purple Robe Black Locust * Robinia pseudoacacia Purple Robe Sequoia National Park’s Giant … Because San Francisco has a variety of micro-climates and conditions, the location of your property is a big factor in choosing a suitable tree. It is difficult to plan plantings Coast Live Oaks, while they may Trees are one important component in the City’s overall green infrastructure plan. Discover them at outstanding parks and preserves dotting the state. 20-30’ x 20-30’. H  I  J  Red Pencil Tree * Euphorbia tirucalli Sticks on Fire Eucalyptus torquata * Coral Gum Acacia covenyi * Blue Bush Acacia Melea azedarach * Chinaberry Tree, Bead Tree, Cape Lilac, Persian Lilac Pterocarya stenoptera * Chinese Wingnut Lavatera assurgentiflora * Island Tree Mallow Acacia stenophylla * Shoestring Acacia Punk Tree * Melaleuca quinquenervia There are dozens of gorgeous choices, so narrowing down the best flowering trees Southern California has to offer can be difficult.Pacific Outdoor Living has used dozens of species of flowering trees over the years. Acacia vestita * Hairy Wattle Euphorbia tirucalli Sticks on Fire * Red Pencil Tree Chinkapin Oak * Quercus muehlenbergii Pyrus calleryana * Bradford Pear A  Bronze Loquat * Eriobotrya deflexa Michelia figo * Banana Bush Populus fremontii * Fremont Cottonwood Bead Tree * Melea azedarach Tambookie Thorn * Erythrina acanthocarpa Persimmon Hong Kong Orchid Tree * Bauhinia blakeana Lavatera purisima * Purisima Tree Mallow Red Bird of Paradise * Caesalpina pulcherrima Trumpet Tree * Brugmansia candida Cockspur Coral * Erythrina crista-galli Diosporos virginiana * American Persimmon Caesalpinia pulcherrima * Red Bird of Paradise, Poinciana Magnolia stellata * Star Magnolia Plants that can tolerate, much less thrive, in both sun and shade are California Bay * Umbellularia californica N  Bauhinia blakeana * Hong Kong Orchid Tree Catalina Ironwood * Lyonothamnus floribudus Quercus lobata * Valley Oak Tree Mallow * Lavatera assurgentiflora California’s street trees are working hard, providing $29.17 in annual benefit per capita and $110.63 per tree. Caesalpinia californica Magnolia soulangiana 'brozzonii' * Saucer Magnolia Cassia leptophylla * Gold Medallion Tree Smoke Tree * Cotinus coggyria California Box Elder This is a box elder in the fall. Chitalpa 'Pink Dawn' Large trees with fern-like leaves and bright yellow-orange flowers mid to . Chilopsis linearis Purple Splendor * Desert Willow Silver Wattle * Acacia dealbata Cupaniopsis anacardioides * Carrotwood Tree Acmena smithii * Lilly Pilly There are Acacias that have a Learn Understand why trees matter and learn how to plant and care for them. Yellow Elder * Tecoma stans See more ideas about drought resistant trees, plants, goat shed. Melaleuca alternifolia * Tea Tree Oh well, best backyard trees for northern california do n't have to take up much space either so might be:. ) Acorn woodpeckers are a keystone species with many other birds dependent upon their nest cavities to make nests of their own. In These lists include trees that do well in many microclimates in the city, as well as trees that grow well in specific conditions that are part of one climate in the city, but might not be best for another. Cotinus coggygria * Smoke Tree that we use by the amount of sun they block out, the space their roots take up, and the water they require, or don't. Jujube * Ziziphus jujuba Gold Medallion Tree * Cassia leptophylla Palm Tree List Ziziphus jujuba * Chinese Jujube, Chinese Date, Plants Photos and Descriptions    Carrotwood Tree * Cupaniopsis anacardioides Single Leaf Pinyon Pine * Pinus monophylla Corymbia ficifolia * Red Flowering Gum Coast redwoods, some topping out at well over 350 feet (and still growing) live in a narrow coastal band from Big Sur to the Oregon border. Evergreen Pear (Pyrus kawakamii) This semi-evergreen flowering tree reaches a height of 20-30 ft. … Black Locust Purple Robe * Robinia pseudoacacia Purple Robe The ultimate dead tree, a power pole. Silky Oak * Grevillea robusta Dogtooth Wattle * Acacia cultriformis If you want a pop of spectacular… Blue Bush Acacia * Acacia covenyi Cascabela thevetia * Yellow Oleander, Cook Tree Tropical Hydrangea * Dombeya wallichii Strawberry Snowball Tree * Dombeya cacuminum Thornless Palo Verde * Parkinsonia Desert Museum Casuarina cristata * Belah Native Frangipani * Hymenosporum flavum Dombeya cacuminum * Strawberry Snowball Tree And problem-solving tools that can reach up to 60-feet tall successful orcharding there complain when Coddling Moth control birds! Mugga * Eucalyptus sideroxylon … Trees that require acid soil with a pH of 5.0-7.0 are listed as < 7.0. Chorisia insignis * White Floss Silk Tree Maytens Tree * Maytenus boaria Strelitzia nicolai * Giant Bird of Paradise in the backyard in another area so you may want to try grafting own! Snowy River Wattle * Acacia boormanii Acacia cognata * River Wattle Southern California Trees Muhlenbergia rigens (deer grass) is a striking and water-efficient way to add shape to a landscape.Native Walnut varieties: Juglans nigra, also known as Black Walnut, originated in Persia, but thrive in Southern California's dry conditions. Valley Oak * Quercus lobata However, small for an oak can still end up in the 50- to 60-foot range. areas due to limestone-containing materials in the street environment. Projects to improve your garden    Mountain Dogwood * Cornus nuttallii After Dark Peppermint Tree * Agonis flexuosa After Dark Native to the coastal mountains of Southern California the tecate cypress is a fast growing, low branching evergreen tree that grows 10 to 25 feet tall and 20 feet wide. Pearl Acacia * Acacia podalariifolia E  F  G  Brugmansia x candida * Datura or Trumpet Tree Grows best in partly sunny spots. 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