4/6/21 – Thank you for your interest in our Dedication Tree program. The program at this time is currently on hold.
Each tree is $350 and includes:
Park District staff contacts you to discuss specifics of location and your choice of tree species. Availability may vary based on the season in which the request is made.
Choose from the following variety of tree species:
|Freeman Maple (Acer freemanii)
The Freeman maple is a silver/ red maple tree hybrid. The combination of these two trees yields the strong branch attachment of the red maples and the fast growth rate of silver maple. The fall color is a beautiful red-orange color that can be seen from a great distance. These trees grow 50-70 ft. tall and 15-20 ft. wide. This tree is a fantastic choice for many locations.
|Ivory Silk Lilac (Syringa reticulata “Ivory Silk”)
The Ivory Silk lilac tree is known for its beautiful, largely white, fragrant blooms in spring. It has a very nice dark green foliage throughout the spring and summer. In the fall, these trees’ foliage will change to a nice yellow. It reaches a mature height of 20-25 ft. tall
|London Plantree (Platanus acerifolia)
The London planetree is a hybrid of the sycamore tree. It lends its name from being a widely used tree in London, England. Its brown bark exfoliates and reveals an inner creamy white color that is the signature feature of sycamore trees. This tree reaches 60 ft. tall and 40 ft. wide at maturity.
Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)
Living Memory Leaf display is located at the Simkus Recreation Center.