Tree Selection and Care

Local Resources for Tree Selection and Care

SUFA – Drought Tolerant Trees:
http://www.sunnyvaletrees.org/drought-resistant-trees/

PG&E – Tree Selection Guide:
https://www.pge.com/en_US/safety/yard-safety/powerlines-and-trees/right-tree-right-place/right-tree-right-place.page

Canopy (Palo Alto Urban Forestry Group) – Tree Selection:
http://canopy.org/tree-info/canopy-tree-library/#

Our City Forest (San Jose Urban Forestry Group) – Tree selection, tree mentoring, tree planting:
http://ourcityforest.org

 

Additional Resources

Arbor Day Foundation – Tree Care Tips:
https://www.arborday.org/trees/tips/index.cfm

 

For Questions/Issues with Trees

For issues and questions about private trees, please contact an arborist.
The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) provides a list of certified arborists:
http://www.treesaregood.org/findanarborist/findanarborist

For issues and questions about city trees (park and street trees), please contact the City of Sunnyvale. Information can be found at:
https://sunnyvale.ca.gov/property/trees/default.htm

  • For broken limbs or fallen trees, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., call 408-730-7506
  • For hazardous conditions only after hours, contact Public Safety at 408-730-7180
  • If street tree looks unhealthy, call 408-730-7506
  • Non-emergency issues can also be reported through Access Sunnyvale at https://sunnyvale.dynamics365portals.us