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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Plant Some Shade

Plant some shade

Beautify your yard and save energy with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Residential Tree Distribution, aka "Plant Some Shade." Trees retail for $65 or more, but Iowa residents can purchase them for $30! In addition to being beautiful, properly placed trees shade your home in summer and block the wind in winter. 

Several species, deciduous and ornamental, are available for purchase. Plant Some Shade offers these trees for $30 each with a limit of two per customer. Shade trees are five to eight feet tall in containers, and conifers and ornamentals are three to five feet tall in containers. 

Trees available are: 

  • Northern Red Oak
  • Shagbark Hickory
  • Northern Pecan
  • Kentucky Coffeetree
  • American Elm ‘Colonial Spirit’
  • Chinkapin Oak
  • Serviceberry ‘Autumn Brilliance’ (single stem)
  • Eastern Redbud (single stem)
  • Star Magnolia ‘Royal Star’
  • Crabapple ‘Royal Raindrops’
  • Norway Spruce
  • White Pine
  • Black Hills Spruce

Advance purchase is required, complete the Plant Some Shade Order Form and return with payment by April 19. Additional details can be found here!

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