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Free Tree Giveaway 2019

The City of Sydney is giving away 1000 types, from lemon trees right through to 15-metre-tall jacarandas.
By Marissa Ciampi
March 17, 2019
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Free Tree Giveaway 2019

The City of Sydney is giving away 1000 types, from lemon trees right through to 15-metre-tall jacarandas.
By Marissa Ciampi
March 17, 2019
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It's that time of year again the City of Sydney is putting 1000 trees up for grabs. For free. Over 13,000 trees have been planted since 2005, with the inner city area home to over 44,000 trees across its streets, parks and city properties.

The City of Sydney is inviting locals down to Sydney Park from 10am on Saturday, March 30 as a way to encourage residents to help reach the government target to increase the urban canopy by 50 percent by 2030. There will be small species like hibiscus right through to 15-metre-tall jacaranda trees, and food-bearing types like lemon, lime and pistachio trees.

Enjoy a sausage sizzle while you peruse the freebies, chat to clued-up staff and choose which ones to adopt. To prep, check out the website for the tree species that will be available on the day, along with caring instructions. If you're an inner city slicker and don't have a backyard, no wukkas  balcony horticulturists can use this tip sheet for growing trees in pots.

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