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Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Yard Trees for ARBOR DAY 2018

See you at Arbor Day!

The trees selected for this giveaway were chosen because they grow well in Portland, are low-maintenance, offer multiple ecosystem services such as purifying our air and keeping our rivers clean. Plus, they are down-right beautiful trees!  Click here for more information on the trees.

Need help choosing what type of tree will work in your yard and where to plant it? Check out Right Tree, Right Place from the Arbor Day Foundation.

Large Trees

  • Oregon white oak  (Quercus garryana)
  • Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)
  • Western red cedar (Thuja plicata
  • Pacific ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa var. benthamiana)

Small/Medium Trees

  • Goldenrain tree (Koelreuteria paniculata) 
  • Sourwood (Oxydendron arboreum)