Cherryhurst Park

Trees Available In Hyde Park
This News Item was posted June 1, 2009 and will continue through June 30, 2009.

The City of Houston has provided Neartown residents with 100 free hardwood trees (74 remaining) for streetside planting.

There are two requirements:

the trees must be planted in the right-of-way, and
the new owner must water and feed the trees until established - usually two years. There is no limit on the number of trees as long as there is sufficient planting space available. Species include bur oak, willow oak, water oak, sawtooth oak, sweetgum, pecan, cedar elm, winged elm and bald cypress.

For specific questions or to arrange for viewing and pickup, contact Kathy Schipper at

The address is 1118 California, a green house located one block north and one block west of the intersection of Montrose and Westheimer (behind Mary's Lounge). The gate is locked.

We've planted over 1200 trees in the last seven years. This is the last giveaway I am doing. Historically they go fast once the word gets out.

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