• “The growing season lasts all year around here. 0000002163 00000 n Invasive Plant List (PDF) Las Plantas Invasoras en Español (PDF) Priority Invasive Garden Plants & Alternatives.
  • At PlantRight, a major part of our mission is educating plant retailers and growers, landscape designers, and the public about invasive ornamental plants. You might be surprised by what you learn! 0000002832 00000 n Peruse the Don’t Plant a Pest! Invasive Plants. San Diego is unique. The problem is real. 552 0 obj <> endobj 0000011268 00000 n Learn which ones and how. What is … 10. Find the best dates for planting and transplanting vegetables and fruit! This small deciduous tree native to the western US blooms with edible magenta flowers in the spring. 0000011419 00000 n Castor bean plants (Ricinis communis) — Sure, we hear about the benefits of castor oil but the reality is that castor plants should be avoided in San Diego because one plant can produce up to 10,000 seeds in a season. Bougainvillea is an ornamental vine that thrives in San Diego climates. It causes other problems, too. As a county, it is famous for having more variety of plant species than any other county in the continental United States. Our free planting guide calculates the best dates for sowing seeds indoors and outdoors, and for transplanting seedlings to the garden—all customized to your location. While San Diego gardens enjoy the benefit of year-round growth, Southern California experiences very low annual rainfall, making it a desert where droughts are quite common. Your Turn… Lantana is an easy-to-grow plant in the verbena family with clusters of bright, beautiful blossoms. This planting guide covers the coastal and inland regions of San Diego County. San Diego Trees Guide: Best Types to Plant in Your Backyard. Palms. Many rare and sensitive plants are rooted in this region. For list of invasive species go to the California Invasive Plant Council website or the San Diego County Invasive Ornamental Plant Guide. 0000007364 00000 n This guide is intended as an educational tool to aid park employees, volunteers and visitors in that process. Trees add a natural beauty to any home. The giant whitefly, a pest of over 50 common ornamental plants, was discovered in southern San Diego County in the early 1990s. Parts of San Diego County are still under state quarantine because of the light brown apple moth, an Australian pest that can eat and wreak havoc on more than 2,000 types of plants and 250 types of crops, from apples to grapes, citrus, cabbage, corn, walnuts and ornamental plants including roses and chrysanthemums. xref Share. %%EOF COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT HANDBOOK PAGE E-I E APPENDIX E. PLANT PALETTE (ADAPTED FROM THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO LID DESIGN MANUAL) The following Plant List was developed to aid in the selection of plant material for IMPs . No paper. Land Manager’s Guide to Developing an Invasive Plant Management Plan. Mouse over or touch a photo to see a recommended alternative plant. There are numerous plant species found in the San Diego area today that are only here because humans have introduced them from elsewhere. elemtn.attr("checked", true); Smooth Cordgrass is an interesting invasive plant that grows in salt marshes, bays, and creeks. San Diego Natural History Museum Botany Department PO Box 121390 San Diego, CA 92112-1390 Phone: 619.255.0298 Email: plantatlas@sdnhm.org Although we are located in Escondido, we work all over San Diego County and into adjoining counties as well. Continued protection is critical to ensure that future generations … San Diego County Invasive Ornamental Plant Guide. On any device & OS. Still, not every tree that has made its way into the San Diego area is a native. Aedes mosquitoes do not fly far; their breeding source is likely to be close by - either around your home or on a neighboring property. In fact, these plants thrive in San Diego’s semi-arid climate and can help restore regional authenticity to your home. Another invasive aquatic plant, hydrilla probably originated in Asia before making its way to California around the 1950s. Many plants we consider for the list of invasive list meet some but not all of the invasive list criteria. 0000011731 00000 n Check for updates to this guide at our website listed below. Stick with perennials that return year after year to keep landscape maintenance requirements to a minimum. At PlantRight, a major part of our mission is educating plant retailers and growers, landscape designers, and the public about invasive ornamental plants. You might be surprised by what you learn! 0000002832 00000 n Peruse the Don’t Plant a Pest! Invasive Plants. San Diego is unique. The problem is real. 552 0 obj <> endobj 0000011268 00000 n Learn which ones and how. What is … 10. Find the best dates for planting and transplanting vegetables and fruit! This small deciduous tree native to the western US blooms with edible magenta flowers in the spring. 0000011419 00000 n Castor bean plants (Ricinis communis) — Sure, we hear about the benefits of castor oil but the reality is that castor plants should be avoided in San Diego because one plant can produce up to 10,000 seeds in a season. Bougainvillea is an ornamental vine that thrives in San Diego climates. It causes other problems, too. As a county, it is famous for having more variety of plant species than any other county in the continental United States. Our free planting guide calculates the best dates for sowing seeds indoors and outdoors, and for transplanting seedlings to the garden—all customized to your location. While San Diego gardens enjoy the benefit of year-round growth, Southern California experiences very low annual rainfall, making it a desert where droughts are quite common. Your Turn… Lantana is an easy-to-grow plant in the verbena family with clusters of bright, beautiful blossoms. This planting guide covers the coastal and inland regions of San Diego County. San Diego Trees Guide: Best Types to Plant in Your Backyard. Palms. Many rare and sensitive plants are rooted in this region. For list of invasive species go to the California Invasive Plant Council website or the San Diego County Invasive Ornamental Plant Guide. 0000007364 00000 n This guide is intended as an educational tool to aid park employees, volunteers and visitors in that process. Trees add a natural beauty to any home. The giant whitefly, a pest of over 50 common ornamental plants, was discovered in southern San Diego County in the early 1990s. Parts of San Diego County are still under state quarantine because of the light brown apple moth, an Australian pest that can eat and wreak havoc on more than 2,000 types of plants and 250 types of crops, from apples to grapes, citrus, cabbage, corn, walnuts and ornamental plants including roses and chrysanthemums. xref Share. %%EOF COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT HANDBOOK PAGE E-I E APPENDIX E. PLANT PALETTE (ADAPTED FROM THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO LID DESIGN MANUAL) The following Plant List was developed to aid in the selection of plant material for IMPs . No paper. Land Manager’s Guide to Developing an Invasive Plant Management Plan. Mouse over or touch a photo to see a recommended alternative plant. There are numerous plant species found in the San Diego area today that are only here because humans have introduced them from elsewhere. elemtn.attr("checked", true); Smooth Cordgrass is an interesting invasive plant that grows in salt marshes, bays, and creeks. San Diego Natural History Museum Botany Department PO Box 121390 San Diego, CA 92112-1390 Phone: 619.255.0298 Email: plantatlas@sdnhm.org Although we are located in Escondido, we work all over San Diego County and into adjoining counties as well. Continued protection is critical to ensure that future generations … San Diego County Invasive Ornamental Plant Guide. On any device & OS. Still, not every tree that has made its way into the San Diego area is a native. Aedes mosquitoes do not fly far; their breeding source is likely to be close by - either around your home or on a neighboring property. In fact, these plants thrive in San Diego’s semi-arid climate and can help restore regional authenticity to your home. Another invasive aquatic plant, hydrilla probably originated in Asia before making its way to California around the 1950s. Many plants we consider for the list of invasive list meet some but not all of the invasive list criteria. 0000011731 00000 n Check for updates to this guide at our website listed below. Stick with perennials that return year after year to keep landscape maintenance requirements to a minimum. At PlantRight, a major part of our mission is educating plant retailers and growers, landscape designers, and the public about invasive ornamental plants. You might be surprised by what you learn! 0000002832 00000 n Peruse the Don’t Plant a Pest! Invasive Plants. San Diego is unique. The problem is real. 552 0 obj <> endobj 0000011268 00000 n