The following five tree species are prohibited in the City of El Cerrito.
Blue Gum Eucalyptus
Red Gum Eucalyptus
The El Cerrito Municipal Code Section 10.90.190 (Title 10, Chapter 10.90) entitled "Planting of Certain Trees Prohibited" states the following:
Due to their rapid growth, height at maturity, dense foliage, shallow root structure, flammability, breakability or invasiveness, no person shall plant or allow a new tree that results from the sprouting or other self-propagation, on private property within the city.