Imagine you can create beauty, oxygen, provide shade and clean carbon from the air for 100 years or more, enhancing peoples lives today and into the future.

That’s what Senna Tree Company and our customers do every day, moving, saving and planting trees for people who love trees.


Specimen Tree & Palm Nurseries

Los Angeles & Riverside Locations

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Our tree moving services provide unparalleled in-house capability and expertise to preserve, directly  relocate or box and store trees from 48″ inch and 40′ box size. There is no tree too large to transplant.

  • Field crews are 100% full time with an average tenure of 10 years and experts in all aspects of tree moving.
  • ISA Certified Arborists and NCCCO certified crane operators.
  • Safety Focused – Perfect, on the job, crane safety record and exceptionally low W.C. experience modifier, currently .68%
  • Clean burning diesel cranes & equipment exceed Federal and State emissions standards.
  • Capable of serving customers nationwide.
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Crane and Equipment rental to move trees in the greater los angeles area


When not busy saving and harvesting specimen trees, Senna Tree Company’s fleet of hydraulic truck cranes & operated machinery are available for rent in Southern California to green industry professionals at competitive non-union rates.

  • NCCCO Operated Hydraulic Cranes – 30 Ton to 175 Ton Capacity.
  • Perfect, on the job, crane safety record going back over 25 years
  • Operated Equipment – Excavators, dump trucks, etc.
  • Operated Heavy Hauling & & short wheelbase delivery trucks
  • Skilled Labor & Qualified Rigging Labor.
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Senna Tree Company doesn’t just sell mature specimen trees, we sell time.

  • Unique, one-of-a-kind specimen trees, possessing the qualities that only time can produce.
  • Trees that tell a story of enduring beauty and strength that create an instant look of establishment.
  • Available wholesale to the trade at one convenient nursery location in Los Angeles, by appointment only.
  • Free quote to install plant material.
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Senna Tree Company Fossil Boxing


  • Boxing and relocating of fossils.
  • Maintaining trees and palms.
  • Transferring trees from other nurseries onto shortwheel base trucks for delivery to non semi truck/trailer accessible sites.

Three generations caring for trees.

Charlie Mote started his residential tree care business in the La Crescenta/La Cañada area in 1962. This was John Mote, Sr.’s introduction to the tree business where he worked as a groundman and climber from 1975 until joining the tree moving division at Valley Crest Tree Company in 1984.

In 1997 John Sr. founded Senna Tree Company and in 2004 John Mote, Jr. joined the family business with a 4th generation already learning about saving trees.

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Senna Tree owner and son, 30 years moving trees


In 2006 Senna Tree Company received a world record from the Guinness Book of World records for the largest tree successfully moved on planet earth.  Read about it here..

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