These conifers have tiny scalelike leaves that are closely set on cord-like branches and bear interesting globular, golf ball–size cones made up of shield-shaped scales. They need little pruning.Cupressus forbesii
Native to the coastal mountains of Southern California. Low-branching tree to 10–25 ft. tall and 20 ft. wide, with cherry red bark and green foliage. Very fast growing. In fact, it may get too top-heavy for the size of its root system; keep it on the dry side to slow growth, thus lessening the likelihood that the tree will topple in strong winds. Useful as a hedge or screen.
Native to the coastal mountains of Southern California. Low-branching tree to 10–25 ft. tall and...
Tough, trouble-free desert trees valued for floral display, shade, and colorful bark. Clusters of smal...
Native to the deserts of Southern California, Arizona, and Baja California. In gardens, it grows fast ...