Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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For those facing financial hardship, a limited number of "treeships" (fee waivers), will be awarded.  To apply, please provide a short explanation for your request.  Treeships are subsidized by the generous donations of others.

 
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Tree Preferences

Enter the desired number of each tree species. Remember:

"Street Trees" Street Trees may be planted either in the 'tree lawn' (area between the sidewalk and the curb) or, in the absence of a tree lawn, at a distance of 10 feet from the curb. In many cases, the public right-of-way extends into your yard!; are for planting along the street (in the public right-of-wayare for planting along the street (in the public right-of-way)
 
 
"Yard Trees" Yard Trees may be planted in a front-, back-, or side- yard. At sites without a tree lawn (the space between the sidewalk and the curb), they are planted 11 feet or more from the curb.are for planting in your yard (on private property)

 

NOTE: We will do our best to accommodate your preferences. Please be aware that due to limited supply, we may not be able to fulfill your exact request, and may need to assign a comparable species.

 

If the species you want is marked as 'SOLD OUT', and you do not want to consider other tree varieties, you may download, complete, and return (email, fax, or mail) this Wait List Application.  Be sure to save it first, and then fill it in.  If you fill it in first, and then save - you will lose your information!



Bur Oak

Quercus macrocarpa

This long-lived, impressive oak can reach heights of 60-70 feet with a broad canopy.  A fine specimen tree, it has lustrous green leaves, furrowed dark gray bark, and acorns with fringed caps.  The Bur Oak grows well in various soil types and tolerates city heat, pollutants, and drought once established. Its moderate growth rate can be increased with more frequent watering.

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Bloodgood London Planetree

Platanus x acerifolia 'Bloodgood'

Nearly identical to the majestic American Sycamore, this fast-growing tree can reach 70 feet tall, with a round crown spreading 50-60 feet. The adaptable and disease-resistant planetree features large, maple-like leaves and beautiful patchy bark with colors of creamy white to olive green.  It develops 1-inch wide, round, fuzzy-looking fruits in the fall.

 

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Norwegian Sunset Maple

Acer truncatum x platanoides 'Norwegian Sunset'

This mid-sized maple has an upright oval shape, with good branching and a uniform canopy. It reaches 30 feet tall and 25 feet wide, and demonstrates high tolerance to urban conditions.  Its glossy dark green leaves turn to a showy mix of yellow-orange to red in the autumn.

 

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 If you'd like to be added to the waitlist for sold out species, complete this WAITLIST APPLICATION
 


Cleveland Select Flowering Pear

Pyrus calleryana 'Cleveland Select'

Maturing to 30 feet tall and 15 feet wide, this pyramidal pear tree's compact form fits nicely into narrow spaces. It has profuse white flowers in the spring and glossy green foliage that turns reddish purple in the fall. This ornamental pear produces very small, inedible fruits and has good fireblight resistance.

 

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Princeton Elm

Ulmus wilsoniana 'Princeton'

These large, graceful, vase-shaped trees reach 60-80 feet tall and 30-40 feet wide and have leathery dark green leaves with yellow color in the autumn.  This American Elm cultivar shows excellent resistance to Elm Leaf beetle and Dutch Elm Disease.

 

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Tulip Poplar

Liriodendron tulipifera

A stately tree that gets its name from the pale yellow, tulip-shaped flowers that bloom in the spring. This large tree can grow up to 90 feet tall and 45 feet wide. Its large bright green, tulip-shaped leaves turn a light to golden yellow color in autumn. The Tulip Poplar prefers fertile, moist soil and needs plenty of room to develop.

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Imperial Honeylocust

Gleditsia triacanthos inermis 'Impcole'

Drought tolerant and urban-hardy, this honeylocust is thornless and produces few pods. Growing 35 feet tall and wide, it features a rounded crown and wide branch angles that resist storm damage and create a horizontal spreading branch pattern. Its small green leaflets cast a light, dappled shade and turn yellow in autumn.

 

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 Fort McNair Red Horsechestnut

Aesculus x carnea 'Fort McNair'

This medium sized tree grows 30-40 feet tall with a rounded crown.  It features dark green, palmately compound leaves that turn yellow in the autumn. In late spring, 5-8 inch clusters of pink flowers emerge. The 1-1.5 inch long, round fruit has a light brown husk and glossy brown seed. The Fort McNair variety boasts improved resistance to leaf diseases.

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Robinson Crabapple

Malus 'Robinson'

 

**ONLY FOR SITES W/ CONFINED SPACING (OR) UNDER MULTI-STRAND POWER LINES** 

Known to be very disease resistant, this rapid grower reaches 25 feet tall with an upright spreading form of a similar width. Its leaves are an attractive bronze-green, and its dark pink blossoms are followed by a small (3/8") red fruit that attracts birds.

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Japanese Tree Lilac

Syringa reticulata

**ONLY FOR SITES W/ CONFINED SPACING (OR) UNDER MULTI-STRAND POWER LINES** The tree lilac's shape is oval or pyramidal when young but rounds out as it grows. Its size at maturity ranges from 20-25 feet tall with a 15-foot spread.  This urban tolerant, cold hardy tree is popular for its large upright clusters of fragrant, creamy white flowers.

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If my species are NOT available *
     
List of all species
 
 
Bur Oak
Bloodgood London Planetree
 Norwegian Sunset Maple
 
Cleveland Select Flowering Pear
Princeton Elm
Tulip Poplar
 
Imperial Honeylocust
Fort McNair Red Horsechestnut
 
  Robinson Crabapple Japanese Tree Lilac  
       
*Note: The more flexible you are on species, the higher the likelihood we will be able to provide you with trees
 

 

Tree Pledge and Waiver

I Pledge the Following...

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I understand that there are no refunds, guarantees, or exchanges if my tree fails to thrive, whether planted by myself or a volunteer, and that I will incur a $10 processing fee should I cancel my application.

 
Release of Liability Waiver                 Click here to Download Copy
I have elected to participate in The Park People’s Denver Digs Trees program.  In consideration of the opportunity to receive a tree and other services provided, I agree not to sue and forever release, waive and discharge The Park People, the Department of Parks and Recreation, the City and County of Denver, and their officers, employees, agents, representatives, volunteers, and the various sponsoring agencies and entities (hereinafter referred to collectively as the “Releasees”) from any and all liability to me or my personal representatives, assigns, heirs, children, dependents, spouses and relatives for any and all claims, causes of action, losses, judgments, costs, demands, or damages that are caused by or arise from any injury to me (including death) or loss or damage to my property in connection with my participation in the Denver Digs Trees program regardless of the cause(s) of such injury, loss or damage.  I assume all risks associated with my participation in the program .  I agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Releasees from and against any and all liabilities, claims, causes of action, losses, judgments, costs, demands, or damages of any nature whatsoever arising from any damage, loss, or injury (including death) caused by me, in whole or part, or directly associated with my actions or inactions in connection with the Denver Digs Trees program. 
 
I understand that trees are living things that require attention and nurturing, and that there is a chance my tree(s) will not survive.  I further understand that the Releasees make no guaranties about the health or survival of my tree(s), and I hereby release any claims, causes of action, losses, judgments, costs, demands or damages associated with the potential death of the tree(s).  I acknowledge that the Releasees are not responsible for the removal or replacement of any tree(s) that may die.
 
* I hereby acknowledge that I have carefully read this entire document, that I fully understand its contents, that I am over the age of 18, that I am signing this document of my own free will and without coercion, and that I intend for this document to be legally binding.
 
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