And if you think this a cherry tree, I’ll ask you what color the leaves are, and you’ll say plum, and I’ll say BINGO! Even in J-town, the blossoms you see are from plum trees…
So I see this tree in Golden Gate Park and I’m like, “What is you? Is you a tree?”
If you want your own Cedrus libani Pendula, just cut up a Christmas tree and throw all the branches in a pile, cause that’s pretty much what this bush thing looks like:
“A spectacular large shrub featuring beautiful dense horizontal and weeping branching with stunning bright green new foliage; ideal for form and texture in the shrub garden and worth seeking out”
The Dahlia Dell in Golden Gate Park had a lot more color back in September, but there are still some flowers there in mid-November. See?
The colors, man – groove on the colors:
And what’s right around the corner? The flowering plum tree blossoms of January
I suppose December is our worst month for flowers – I’ll look for some around town in a few weeks…
Saw a guy on McAllister one time reading a similar notice on a similar kind of sidewalk tree. He was having none of it. He was all, “I fucking know an arborist.” Perhaps Dude saved that one particular tree – I’ll have to check and see if its still there.
But this tree is a goner. Now you’d think DPW would have noticed that this particular tree was dead a loooooong time ago, but better late than never, I suppose.
He’s dead, Jim:
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IMO, DPW should take care of the trees it already has instead of planting new ones, but that’s just me…
First it was all like this.
But now it’s all like this, as we enter fiscal year 2014-2015:
No signs of Life:
Is this garden a thing? I wasn’t aware.
Anyway, when SFGov turns down your proposal to do something with some unused property just “temporary,” well, this is the reason why SFGov says no no no.
Anyway, this place is still there, for now
Here’s your proof, here’s how things are looking in Buchanan Plaza in April 2014:
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That would be a couple plums on the left and genuine cherry on the right.
Why did people plant plum trees in J-Town? IDK, perhaps to make it look like we had cherry trees blooming in mid-winter?
Anyway, proof promised, proof delivered.