Would you like to beautify your property? City gives away trees for National Tree Day

In honor of National Tree Day, Forest City is preparing to give away thousands of trees to Londoners later this month.

According to a press release from the City of London, 2,000 trees of various species will be given away to interested Londoners to mark National Tree Day on September 21.

Residents can choose from 12 different native tree species. There is a limit of two trees per vehicle on a first come, first served basis.

Interested residents can pick up their tree at 555 Bathurst Street between 8am and 7pm on September 21 while supplies last.

The list of available trees includes:

  • Native red maple
  • sugar maple
  • hackberry
  • Paper birch
  • tulip tree
  • hazelnut
  • American plane tree
  • linden tree
  • White spruce
  • White pine
  • service berry
  • Eastern Redbud

The City reminds residents that it is important to take care of newly planted trees for the first year after planting and tips on caring for your new tree can be found on the City of London website.

Additionally, if residents need help acquiring or planting their new trees, they can call (519) 661-5783.

The City of London is giving away 2,000 trees to Londoners.

Celebrate National Tree Day with us on September 21st.

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— City of London (@CityofLdnOnt)

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