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Posted on: March 31, 2020


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Due to the coronavirus, the residential tree program is being moved online. Trees are $30 each and submissions can either be made online using the link below or by filling out the form and emailing to Residents can purchase one tree at a reduced price of $30 through April 14. On April 15, the Parks Department will use a lottery system to draw names for the trees.

Property owners are allowed to purchase one tree, but please list your top three tree choices when filling out the form online or the PDF form, which can then be emailed.

  • Online tree form
  • PDF form to be filled out and emailed to

    Payment will need to be made in one of two ways.
    #1: Mail a check to City of Johnston Residential Tree Program, PO Box 410, Johnston, IA 50131
    #2: Pay via credit card by calling Johnston Parks Department at 515-727-8091

Trees will be available for pickup at Crown Point Community Center, located at 6300 Pioneer Parkway on Saturday, May 2 from 9 to 11 a.m.

Residents who have pre-ordered a tree will be required to show their receipt as proof of payment. Any trees not picked up or sold during the allotted time will be considered a donation to the city’s tree-planting program.  

The following trees will be available for purchase and quantities are limited. Click here (PDF) to learn more about each of these trees. The trees will each be between 1-2 inches in diameter and 8-10 feet in height, with the exception of the Concolor Fir, which will be around 3-4 feet in height. 

Quantity available: 40 
Concolor Fir
Quantity available: 20
Swamp White Oak
Quantity available: 40
American Yellowwood
Quantity available: 40
Bald Cypress
Quantity available: 40
Redbud TreeConcolor Fir TreeSwamp White Oak TreeAmerican YellowwoodBaldCypress

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