San Francisco’s top ten street trees

The #1 street tree in San Francisco is the Brisbane Box (scientific name: Lophostemon confertus).  We’re got 6.449 of ’em, to be exact. We recently collaborated with our friends at the City’s Bureau of Urban Forestry to come up with a list of the city’s top ten street trees.  The list will appear in the… read more »

A grand landmark in bloom

Renowned horticularist’s gift to SF The rare and famous Metrosiderous excelsus ‘Aurea’ variety, also known as the yellow-flowered New Zealand Christmas Tree, can be seen in bloom in front of 1221 Stanyan Street near 17th Street in Cole Valley. This specimen was planted by renowned horticulturalist Victor Reiter, who lived just down the street at… read more »