TREES 40-50 FEET PLUS
EUCALYPTUS CITRIODORA (Lemon scented Gum) Evergreen tree, graceful, slender. Trunk and branches powder white to pinkish. Leaves long, narrow, golden-green and lemon scented. Reaches 50-75 ft, but tall and narrow.
EUCALYPTUS SIDEROXYLON âROSEAâ (Red Iron Bark) Evergreen tree, open or dense, slender or squatty, weeping or upright. Slim, blue-green leaves turn bronze in winter. Furrowed, nearly black trunk. Fluffy flowers, light pink to pinkish crimson in pendulous clusters. L Grows fast to 30 ft, slower to 80 ft.
FRAXINUS UHDEI (Shamel Ash) An upright growing, uniform and vigorous tree with large, medium-green foliage. Cold hardy evergreen, very fast growing.
GINKGO BILOBA âautumn goldâ (Maidenhair tree) Graceful, hardy, deciduous tree. Attractive any season. Leathery, light green, fan-like leaves turn gold in fall. Narrow to spreading, even umbrella shape. Slowly grows to 35-50 ft. Resistant to oak-root fungus.
PISTACIA CHINENSIS (Chinese Pistache) Deciduous tree that can become dense and shapely with care. Beautiful fall foliage-scarlet, crimson, orange, sometimes yellow tones. Only tree that colors scarlet in desert. Moderate growth to 60 ft with 50 ft spread. Not fussy as to soil or water, resists oak-root fungus.
PLATANUS ACERIFOLIA âbloodgoodâ (London Plane Tree) Deciduous tree with cream-colored upper trunk and limbs. Loved leaves are 4-10â wide. Can be pollarded to create dense, low canopy. Fast growth to 40-80 ft. Brown ball-like seed clusters hang from branches on long stalks through winter. Tolerates most soil, stands up under city smog, soot, dust and reflected heat.
PLATANUS RACEMOSA (California Sycamore) Deciduous, fast-growing tree with deeply lobed, yellowish-green leaves 4-9"âong, turn dusty brown in early autumn. Main trunk often divides into leaning, secondary trunk. Reaches 50-100 ft. Tolerant to heat and wind.
QUERCUS AGRIFOLIA (Coast Live Oak) Round-headed evergreen. Smooth, dark gray bark. Dense foliage of rounded, holly-like leaves, slightly glossy. Drops old leaves, retaining new in early spring. Wide spreading, it reaches to 20-70 ft. Good as specimen standard or multi-trunk tree. Slow growing.
ULMUS PARVIFOLIA âDRAKEâ (Drake Elm) More or less evergreen. Spreading, arching branches and weeping habit. Small leaves. Older trees have bark that sheds, similar to the sycamore. Very fast growth with a wider spread . Umbrella shaped. Likes to be pruned inside for an open look.
ULMUS PARVIFOLIA âATHENAâ (Athena Elm) Selected elm variety chosen for its dense, compact round head. Bark is attractive and tolerance to urban conditions is outstanding. Good fall color, Deciduous.