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E. ficifoliaArbutus foliageCeanothus bloom
Tree List

*Asterisk denotes good choice for replacing Myoporum infected by Myoporum thrips.

For more info and a single listing of suggested replacement trees for Myoporum - click here

Acacia baileyana 'Purpurea' Purple Acacia
Acacia melanoxylon Blackwood Acacia
Acacia salicina Willow Acacia*
Arbutus “Marina” Strawberry tree*
Callistemon citrinus Lemon Bottlebrush
Casaurina stricta Coast Beefwood
Ceanothus 'Ray Hartman' California Wild Lilac
Cinnamomum camphora Camphor Tree
Corynocarpus laevigatus New Zealand Laurel*
Cotinus obovata Smoke Tree
Cupaniopsis anacardioides Carrot Wood*
Cupressus macrocarpa Monterey Cypress
Eriobotrya japonica Loquat
Eucalyptus ficifolia Red Flowering Gum
Eucalyptus nicholii Willow-leaved Peppermint
Eucalyptus polyanthemos Silver Dollar Eucalyptus
Geijera parvifiora Australian Willow*
Hakea suaveolens Sweet Hakea
Heteromeles arbutifolia Toyon*
Ilex aquifolium English Holly
Laurus 'Saratoga' Saratoga Bay Laurel*
Leptospermum laevigatum Australian Tea Tree*
Lyonothamnus floribundus Catalina Ironwood*
Maytenus boaria Mayten Tree
Melaleuca ericifolia Heath Melaleuca*
Melaleuca linariifolia Flaxleaf Paperbark*
Melaleuca nesophila Pink Melaleuca
Melaleuca quinquenervia (aka M. leucadendra) Cajeput Tree*
Melaleuca styphelioides Black Tea Tree*
Metrosideros excelsus** New Zealand Christmas Tree
Myoporum laetum “Carsonii”* NOT RECOMMENDED Lollypop Tree - please see write up
Olea europaea Olive
Pinus canariensus Canary Island Pine
Pinus radiate Monterey Pine
Pittosporum crassifolium Karo Tree*
Podocarpus gracilior Fern Pine
Prunus cerasifera Flowering plum
Quercus agrifolia Coast Live Oak*
Rhamnus alaternus Italian Buckthorn
Rhus lancea African Sumac*
Schinus terebinthifolius Brazillian Pepper tree
Tristania conferta Brisbane Box*
Tristaniopsis laurina 'Elegant' Small-Leaf Tristania*
Note: Many, but not all, make good street trees. Some trees are especially prone to lifting
concrete slabs. Monterey Cypress trees grow fast and big and are expensive to trim when they mature. Further information on specific tree species can be found by clicking on tree name links.
**UPDATE asterisk denote species that showed severe frost damage in the 2007 freeze.

References
Friends of the Urban Forest, Trees for San Francisco:
A Guide to Street-Tree Planting and Care, FUF. 1994
www.fuf.net

Sunset Western Garden Book, Menlo Park, CA, 2001
www.sunset.com