Friday, June 26, 2015

Adelbert Ave: Dead Eucalyptus Are Not Limited To Red Car Property

Photo: Diane Edwardson, February 18, 2015.  Sometimes I wonder how I can walk by the same dead tree every day for months and not manage to take more photos of it.*  Believe me, it's still there.  In fact a second Eucalyptus has since died.  (Click on photo to enlarge.)

Eucalyptus are oily, highly combustible trees.  This tree will not come back to life in the rain. 

If you've ever been home on the 4th of July and live this close to the LA River, then you've heard the spent airborne fireworks raining down on your trees and rooftops.  You are putting not only your own house, but your neighbors' homes at risk by leaving this fire hazard on your property. 

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*I'd rather not publish the dead tree blog.
Photo: Corralitas Neighbor, June 26, 2015.  Thanks to a neighbor for sending proof that's it's really difficult to get good photos of dead trees as we've seen on the blog this week.  The tree has not sprung back to life. 

We're looking at the dead Eucalyptus trees around the neighborhood this week. Click here for all our dead tree posts.