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Choosing the Right Trees for Your Los Angeles Home

Planting trees around your Los Angeles home is a good idea for many reasons. Trees are great for the environment. They add beauty to your home, increasing your property value. They offer cooling shade during the hot California summers, helping you cut down on your electricity costs. If that’s not enough, they also provide privacy and cut down on noise pollution from roads and neighboring homes.

Because they add so much value to your home, it’s important to consider tree planting as a kind of investment. To get the most value out of your investment, you have to carefully choose which plants are best suited for your property. There are literally hundreds of tree species that grow well in the Los Angeles area. However, LA is a big place with many different environments – not every tree is suited for every property.

Some of the Trees That Grow Well In Southern California

If you’re wondering which trees are best for your property, you might want to seek professional help. Gutierrez & Sons Landscaping has been providing tree planting and other tree services to businesses and homeowners throughout the Los Angeles area for over 25 years. They can help you choose the perfect trees for your property.

Here are a few ideas to consider, depending on your needs:

  • Fast growth

Consider Australian willow, white mulberry, reed avocado, or red maple

  • Native species

Coast live oak, black maple, California buckeye, desert willow, sweet acacia, and western redbud all do well.

  • Drought resistance

California fan palm, Brisbane box, California juniper, California box elders, and Australian willow are a few of the trees that can get by on little water

  • Fruit trees

Avocadoes, lemons, limes, oranges, and pomegranates do well in the LA area.

  • Heat resistance

Yucca, sage, acacia, eucalyptus, and pine are ideally suited for the hot California summers.

  • Shade

Lots to choose from: magnolia, camphor, mulberry, podocarpus, jacaranda, and silk tree

  • Privacy

Leyland cypress, areca palm, and hybrid poplar are all good choices.

How and where you plant the trees will have a big impact on how well they grow. For the best results, get an experienced tree planting professional to do the job. They can help you select the best spots on your property and avoid common problems like planting trees in areas with too little or too much drainage or placing the trees too close together for healthy growth.

Grow Your Property Value With Gutierrez & Sons Landscaping

Gutierrez & Sons Landscaping is here to help you get the most value out of your home and property. We have over 25 years of experience working with LA homeowners to find the best trees for their property. We also ensure that the trees you select are properly planted for optimal growth. In addition to professional tree planting, we offer a wide range of tree services, including:

  • Tree and shrub pruning and trimming
  • Palm tree trimming and skimming
  • Tree removal
  • Stump grinding and removal
  • Emergency tree service

For expert tree and landscaping services in the Los Angeles and surrounding communities, contact Gutierrez & Sons Landscaping through our website, or call us at (310) 324-6593 to schedule an appointment with a Los Angeles tree planting professional.