Large Tree Removal Services

Removing large trees from a property is a dangerous and daunting task! Let a professional handle the job. Trust the experts at Green Leaf Trees for fast, efficient and affordable large tree removal!

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The Basics of Tree Removal

Trees in SoCal neighborhoods are often surrounded by other valuable plants, trees or structures. For that reason, Southern California tree removals often require the use of state-of-the-art machinery. Our highly trained personnel can assess the conditions of your landscape, the branch architecture, and the soundness of your tree in order to determine what equipment will be necessary during tree removal services. 


A standard tree removal includes taking down a tree, chipping all brush, cutting all wood into 20″ logs, and cutting the stumps as flush as possible to the ground. We also provide stump routing and wood disposal services at an additional charge. If you don’t purchase wood removal services, the resulting wood will be stacked at or near the base of the tree. Depending on the health of the tree at the time of removal, the logs may be suitable for firewood. 


At Green Leaf Trees, we know how to accomplish the job while ensuring the safety and the protection of your home!

Signs You Need Large Tree Removal

Trees in danger of failure are obvious candidates for removal. A sound tree becomes potentially dangerous when the tree’s woody structure is weakened by one or more defects. Defects are detectable signs that a tree has an increased potential to fail, such as large cracks.

Cracks form when the load exceeds the capacity of the stem to withstand the load. Cracks can occur in branches, stems or roots. The wood behind the crack may be sound, decayed, or missing (cavity). Cracks are particularly hazardous when they compromise the structure of the tree by splitting the stem in two or when another defect, such as internal decay and a crack do not provide enough sound wood in the outer shell to support the tree. If this happens, it’s time to invest in tree removal

The presence of multiple cracks and decay indicates a very defective tree. Homeowners and property managers are advised that tree failure is a major cause of property damage. Rain or high wind can cause a cracked tree to fall under its own weight.


In most cases, we would recommend that homeowners DO NOT try to remove large trees themselves. Tree removal or trimming is a highly delicate and technical task. Aside from the dangers involved, a person who does not have the right tools will be unable to successfully remove a tree. Only fully licensed arborist companies can provide you with safe and efficient tree removal services.

Green Leaf Trees is a fully licensed arborist company. From crown and weight reduction to aesthetic pruning and shaping, we believe in doing things the arborist way! That means maintaining a safe working environment while promoting exceptional customer service and ecological health. 

When you choose Green Leaf Trees for your large tree removal, you can rest assured that your tree will not only be trimmed or removed from the ground, but the project cleanup will be done right as well! We have the tools to dispose of stumps, branches, and remaining debris. We can also turn the resulting wood into woodchips and add them to your landscape.



“These guys are artists! They thinned out a 100 ft tall Italian Stone Pine that had probably never been pruned – large, majestic (overgrown) tree. Two guys up in the tree for a combined 12 hours or so, with another three or four on the ground clearing out the cuttings.”

Christian G.

Porter Ranch, CA

“We found Green Leaf to be the best price by far. They also showed up on time, over-delivered and left our property spotless. I would definitely recommend them to anyone who needs tree trimming services.”

Janet B.

Malibu, CA

“I'm all for giving small businesses a chance, and I'm so glad I did! I was worried a tree removal process was going to take a long time and damage my backyard, but everything was great! My dead tree was removed in two hours and my backyard still looked great! Almost no mess. Thanks!”

Blanch Nicholson

Woodland Hills, CA

"Edwin's crew and Josef, one of the owners, were fantastic. I have a large property in Topanga Canyon that hadn't been brush cleared in years. I gave exact instructions to Teo, their estimator, and to Edwin. They followed them to a T, worked very hard even though a couple of days of 100-degree weather, and left everything impeccable."

Martin Schmitt

Topanga Canyon, CA

"I can't say enough wonderful things about green leaf. My husband was going to remove our tree stump HIMSELF, but I found this company in the nick of time! They removed it easily. I can only imagine what would've happened if I hadn't found them....har har har"

Rachel Harris

Calabasas, CA


Best Price Guaranteed

Green Leaf Trees has managed to grow to the heights it has today by always maintaining the most competitive prices. There is a reason why we have been in business for over 20 years and it directly corresponds with our low prices and great service.

Client Satisfaction

We pride ourselves on the satisfaction of our customers. Our customer testimonials stand as testament to the top-notch brush removal and tree services that we perform. Feel free to check out our website to read reviews from some of the many satisfied customers.

Eager to Help

If you are unsure whether you need brush removal or tree services, give us a call. We're available 24/7 and we will be happy to help! We will perform a free landscape analysis on your property and let you know what services (if any) might benefit you.