|Fire rated trees
Courtesy of the
LA county Fire, Lake Hughs Nursery
Big pod ceanothus
Evergreen shrub 3 to 12 feet tall with grayish
brown or reddish bark. Young branchlets
have fine stiff hairs.
Evergreen shrub or small tree with crooked
branches and smooth red bark that readily
peels off. Young twigs appear waxy green.
Salvia mellifera/Salvia leucophylla
Multi-branched shrubs 3 to 6 feet. Young
stems square, white-green.
Low, spreading semi-woody subshrub grows
to 3 feet tall.
Large shrub or tree up to 100 feet tall and
wide, rarely grows to these dimensions.
Large shrub or multi-trunk tree from 15 to 25
feet high and wide
Large shrub or tree from 5 to 40 feet tall.
Generally as a shrub on the desert slopes.
Gray woody subshrub grows 2 to 5 feet tall.
Medium to large shrub grows 5 to 12 feet
high and 5 to 8 feet wide.
A prostrate shrub grows 4 to 12 feet high
spreading 4 to 8 feet across.