Tree for All Pick Up

Presented by Cox Communications

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now.” – Chinese proverb

Thank you for purchasing a tree from our Tree for All Pick Up event presented by Cox Communications!

Below are resources to help you plant your tree and ensure it thrives for years to come. 

Tree Planting Resources

Oklahoma City Planning Department Tree Guide

  • Putting Down Roots: Landscape guidelines for selection, care and maintenance of trees in central Oklahoma (2nd Edition)
    • Click HERE for link to pdf
    • Quick index
      • Know Your Site – Page 5
      • Design Your Site – Page 11
      • Choose Your Tree – Page 25
      • Plant Your Tree – Page 109
      • Care For Your Tree – Page 115
    • Specific tree information
      • Cercis canadensis – Redbud – Page 70 – click HERE for resource
      • Lagerstoemia indica – Crapemyrtle – Page 80 – click HERE for resource
      • Acer x freemanii ‘Jeffersred’ – Autumn Blaze Mape – click HERE for resource
      • Ilex x ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ – Page 103 – Nellie R. Stevens Holly – click HERE for resource
      • Acer buergerianum – Trident Maple – click HERE for resource
      • Quercus phellos – Willow Oak – click HERE for resource

Oklahoma Gardening

  • Oklahoma Gardening – TV you’ll grow to love! 
  • Tree videos
    • Proper Tree Planting – click HERE
    • Planting Container Grown Trees – click HERE
    • Pruning Young Trees – click HERE
    • Keeping Trees Watered – click HERE
    • Proper Tree Irrigation – click HERE
    • Winter Tree Care – click HERE

OSU Extension

  • Tree fact sheets – click HERE

OK Forestry Service

  • How to Plant Containerized Trees – click HERE