Saturday 2nd February 2013
The 7th Trees for Years Initiative sponsored by OfficeIS will be held at Rowan House Council Offices Car Park off Sheepen Road between 10am -1pm.
Free trees will be given away to Borough Residents, Community Groups, Schools and Parish Council’s. Residents can collect up to 3 plants per household and up to 20 per community group, School and Parish Council.
The following species will be available:
- Raspberry canes
- Blackcurrant canes
- Gooseberry bush
- Blackberry root
- Acer campestre – Field Maple
- Prunus padus – Bird Cherry
- Betula pendula – Silver Birch
- Corylus avellana – Hazel cob nut
- Cornus alba ‘Siberica’ – Red Stem dogwood
- Cornus stolonifera ‘Flaviramea’ – Yellow stem Dogwood
2013 bare root trees/fruit bushes will be available on a first come first serve basis:
- Trees must be planted on private property and postcodes will be recorded to monitor the distribution.
- Cultivation guidance will be available so that trees can be selected, taking into account the ultimate size and form of mature trees.
- Remember to bring a large bag to put your trees in.
Please telephone 01206 282903 or visit www.colchester.gov.uk and follow the links to see more information on the Trees for Years Initiative