Suggested Trees

 

Top 47 Ojai Valley drought-tolerant & native ornamental trees

Photos courtesy of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Urban Forest Ecosystem Institute.

   

Peppermint Tree

Agonis flexuosa

Low water, medium size

Strawberry Tree

Arbutus unedo

Low water, medium size

Deodar Cedar

Cedrus deodara

Low water, large size, fire prone

Eastern Redbud

Cercis canadensis

Moderate water, small-medium size

Pink Dawn

Chiltalpa tashkentensis

Low water, small-medium size

Camphor Tree

Cinnamonum camphora

Moderate water, medium to large size, fire prone

Australian Willow

Geijera parviflora

Low water, medium size

Toyon

Heteromeles arbutifolia

Native, very low water, small size

Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica

Moderate water, small to medium size

Tulip tree

Liriodendron tulipifera

Moderate water, large size

Magnolia

Magnolia spp.

Moderate water, medium to large size

Palo Verde

Parkinsonia ‘Desert
Museum’ (Cercidium)

Very low water, medium size

Coulter Pine

Pinus coulteri

Native, low water, large size, fire prone

Aleppo Pine

Pinus halepensis

Low water, large size, fire prone

Chinese Pistache

Pistacia chinensis

Moderate water, medium size

California Sycamore

Platanus racemosa

Native, moderate water, large size

Bradford Pear

Pyrus calrleryana*

Moderate water, medium-large height

* Can be susceptible to fire blight and Entomosporium Leaf Spot

Coast Live Oak

Quercus agrifolia

Native, very low water, large height

Engelman Oak

Quercus Engelmanii

Very low water, Large height, Native

Black Oak

Quercus kellogii

Moderate water, large height, native

Southern Live Oak

Quercus virginiana

Moderate water, large height

Cork Oak

Quercus suber

Low water, large height

Japanese Pagoda Tree

Sophora japonica

Moderate water, Medium height, fire prone, invasive

Chinese Elm

Ulmus parvifolia

Moderate water, medium height

Marina Madrone

Arbutus marina

Low water, medium-large height

Atlas Cedar

Cedrus atlantic

Moderate water, large size,

fire prone

Carob

Ceratonia siliqua

Low water, large size

Western Redbud

Cercis occidentalis

Native, low water, small size

Chinese Fringe tree

Chionanthus retests

Moderate water, medium size

Nichol’s Willow Leafed Peppermint

Eucalyptus nicholii

Low water, medium size

Honey Locust

Gleditsia tricanthos

Moderate water, large size

Chinese Flame Tree

Koelreuteria bipinnata

Moderate water, medium size

Bay Laurel

Laurus nobilis

Low water, small size

Catalina Ironwood

Lyonothamnus
floribundus

Native, low water, medium to large size

Olive

Olea europa

Low water, small to medium size, fruiting (plant fruitless olives in proximity to natural areas and waterways)

Canary Island Pine

Pinus canariensis

Low water, large size, fire prone

Afghan Pine

Pinus eldarica

Low water, large size, fire prone

Italian Stone Pine

Pinus pinea

Low water, large size, fire prone

London Plane Tree

Platanus acerifolia

Moderate water, large size

Purple Leaf Plum

Prunus cerasifera

Moderate water, small size

Evergreen Pear

Pyrus kawakami *

Moderate water, small-medium height

* Can be susceptible to fire blight and Entomosporium Leaf Spot

Blue Oak

Quercus douglas

Very low water, Large height, Native

Holly Oak

Quercus iIex

Low water, medium height

Valley Oak

Quercus lobata

Moderate water, large height, native

California Pepper

Schinus molle

Very low water, medium to large height, fire prone, invasive

African Sumac

Sears lancea

Low water, small to medium height

Tipu Tree

Tipuana tipu

Low water, Large height

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