FWIW, I saw a tree exactly like this in a nursery and they said it was
carrotwood. But none of the photos online of carrotwood trees look
anything like this tree, except the way the trunk looks. So I'm still
not sure what it is.
My main concern is -- would the roots get into the drain pipes?
Anyone have an idea of what these trees are? I'm pretty sure they are
Location coastal San Diego County, California. The best match I can
find from all the ID websites is this one...
Leaves & trunks from 15-ft and 30-ft trees:
I can't reach the leaves on the taller trees & none on the ground....
6-ft tall tree:
Leaf from 6-ft tree, front:
Leaf from 6-ft tree, back: