OJAI TREES

Community Forestry for the Ojai Valley

Suggested Trees

Top 40 Ojai Valley Drought Tolerant and Native Ornamental Trees

Click on the native tree titles to see images of them:

Botanic Name Common Name Native
Alnus rhombifolia White Alder
Arbutus unedo Strawberry Tree
Cedrus deodara Deodar Cedar
Cercis occidentalis Western Redbud
Cinnamonum camphora Camphor Tree
Geijera parviflora Australian Willow
Heteromeles arbutifolia Toyon
Koelreuteria bipinnata Chinese Flame Tree
Lagerstroemia indica Crape Myrtle
Laurus nobilis Bay Laurel
Liquidambar styraciflua Liquidambar
Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip tree
Lyonothamnus floribundus Catalina Ironwood
Magnolia spp. Magnolia
Olea europa Olive
Pinus canariensis Canary Island Pine
Pinus coulteri Coulter Pine
Pinus eldarica Afghan Pine
Pinus halepensis Aleppo Pine
Pinus pinea Italian Stone Pine
Pistacia chinensis Chinese Pistache
Platanus acerifolia London Plane Tree
Platanus racemosa California Sycamore
Prunus cerasifera Purple Leaf Plum
Pyrus kawakami Evergreen Pear
Pyrus calleryana Bradford Pear
Quercus agrifolia Coast Live Oak
Quercus douglasii Blue Oak
Quercus engelmanii Engelmann Oak
Quercus ilex Holly Oak
Quercus lobata Valley Oak
Quercus kelloggii Black Oak
Quercus suber Cork Oak
Quercus virginiana Southern Live Oak
Rhus lancea African Sumac
Sequoia sempervirens Coast Redwood
Sophora japonica Chinese Scholar Tree
Ulmus parvifolia Chinese Elm

Events:

Fall Tree Plating Event

11/17/2018

Join us as a volunteer and learn how to plant trees the right way so that they will flourish for years to come and add to our urban tree canopy.


Winter Tree Planting

01/19/2019

Join us as a volunteer and learn how to plant trees the right way so that they will flourish for years to come and add to our urban tree canopy.