Home Oakland Park Tree Give Away 2021

Event Information:

  • Saturday, June 26, 2021
  • Drivers must remain in vehicles.
  • 8:00 AM – until trees run out.
  • First come, first serve.
  • Jaco Pastorius Community Center – 1098 NE 40th Ct. Oakland Park
  • Proof of Oakland Park residency, or proof of business ownership in Oakland Park is required.
  • Up to 3 trees per household or business (first come, first serve).
  • The young trees & understory plants (shrubs) will be available in 3 GAL or 7 GAL containers for easy transport and planting.

Educational Stations:

  • Right Tree/Right Place
  • Proper Planting
  • Watering & Aftercare
  • General Information Booth
Callicarpa Americana

Trees Selection:

Litchi chinensis
• Lychee
• (FF) Florida Friendly
• 20′ tall x 20′ wide
• Medium Fruit Tree

Persea americana Miller
• Avocado Tree
• (FF) Florida Friendly
• +/- 30′ tall & W
• Medium Fruit Tree

Quercus Virginiana
• Live Oak
• (N) Native
• 15′ to 30′ tall x 15′ to 35′ wide
• Large Shade Tree

Pinus elliottii
• Florida Slash Pine
• (N) Native
• 35′ to 50′ tall x 30′ to 40′ wide
• Large Tree

Mangifera indica
• Mango
• (FF) Florida Friendly
• 15′ to 30′ tall x 15′ to 35′ wide
• Small Variety — Medium to Large Tree

 Cordia Sebestena
• Orange Geiger
• (N) Native
• 15′ to 20′ tall x 20′ wide
• Small Flowering Tree

Myrcianthes fragrans
• Simpson’s Stopper
• (N) Native
• 15′ to 20′ tall x 15′ wide
• Small Maturing Tree

Capparis cynophallophora
• Jamaican Caper
• (N) Native
• 6′ to 12′ tall x 6′ to 10′ wide
• Small Tree (Flowering Evergreen)

Mangifera indica, the traditional mango tree, is among the trees selection for this year's edition of Oakland Park Tree Giveaway.

Shrub Selection:

Callicarpa Americana
• Beautyberry
• (N) Native
• 4′ to 6′ tall x 4′ to 6′ wide
• Medium Shrub

Clusia Guttifera
• Small leaf Clusia
• (N) Native
• 6′ to 8′ tall x 5′ wide
• Medium to Large Shrub

Hamelia Patens
• Firebush
• (N) Native
• 3′ to 10′ tall x 3′ to 8′ wide
• Large Flowering Shrub

Hamelia Patens
For more information on plant material call Lyzabeth Fiore at 954-630-4420 or for volunteer information, Bruce Garrison at 954-630-4502.

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