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Landmark Trees

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San Francisco’s Urban Forestry Council discusses and recommends trees for landmark status at their public meetings. Visit the UFC webpage for more information.

  • California buckeye (Aesculus californica), 780 28th Avenue
  • Coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia), 20-28 Rosemont Place
  • New Zealand Christmas tree (Metrosideros excelsa), 1221 Stanyan Street
  • Blue gum eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus), 1801 Bush Street, six (6) specimens
  • Canary Island date palms (Phoenix canariensis), all specimens in the center median on Dolores Street
  • Brazilian pepper (Schinus terebinthefolius), triangular median on Third Street at Yosemite Street
  • Flaxleaf paperbark (Melaleuca linariifolia), 1701 Franklin Street
  • Sweet bay (Laurus nobilis), 555 Battery Street
  • Canary Island date palms (Phoenix canariensis), Quesada Street median west of Third Street
  • Cliff date palms (Phoenix rupicola), median in front of 730 Dolores Street and 1546 Dolores Street, two (2) specimens
  • Guadalupe palm (Brahea edulis), median in front of 1608-1650 Dolores Street, two (2) specimens
  • Moreton Bay fig (Ficus macrophylla), 3555 Cesar Chavez Street
  • Flowering ash (Fraxinus ornus), Bernal Heights Library - 500 Cortland Street, two (2) specimens
  • Blue elderberry (Sambucus mexicana), Bernal Heights Natural Area near the intersection of Folsom Street and Bernal Heights Boulevard
  • Manzanita (Arctostaphylos hispidula), 115 Parket Avenue
  • Monterey cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa), 2626 Vallejo Street
  • California buckeye (Aesculus californica), behind 757 Pennsylvania Street (Assessor's Block 416B, Lot 11)
  • Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens), 46 Stillings Avenue
  • Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum), 3066 Market Street
  • Norfolk Island-Cook Island pine hybrid (Araucaria spp.), 46A Cook Street

This map shows the location of all the designated landmark trees as well as any trees that are currently being considered for landmark status.

Please note that many trees are in private backyards and are not available for public viewing. Trees that are visible from public locations are marked with a tree symbol, while trees that are not accessible are marked with an arrow symbol.

Last updated September 2017

Landmark Tree Program Management 
Landmark Tree Policy
Penalties for Violation of the Landmark Tree Code
Frequently Asked Questions for the Landmark Tree Program
List of Landmarked Trees
Map of San Francisco's Landmark Trees

Landmark Tree Nomination Form (PDF)
Landmark Tree Process Flowchart (PDF)

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