Below are links to articles about drought resistant plants that support Macala Orchard's desire and commitment to grow plants appropriate for the dry climate of Southern California.

As California Grapples with Water Shortage, Olive Oil Producers See an ‘Up Year’

Unthirsty Fruit Trees, viable option amidst drought

The California Drought is Making Some Fruit Taste Better

The Benefit of Trees:

  • Trees provide natural habitat for many animals species
  • Trees remove carbon dioxide from the air, and create oxygen
  • Trees help preserve water by slowing erosion