City Seeking Christmas Tree Donations

(Ryan Dearbone)
(Ryan Dearbone)
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Updated: 9/27/2012 4:24 pm
The City of Lexington is looking for three perfectly shaped evergreen trees, 40 to 50-feet high, 20 to 25-feet wide to display in various parks around the city for Christmas.

Tree can be Norway Spruce, Blue Spruce , or Douglas Fir, but no White Pine. The city says they will remove the tree at no cost to owners.

The landscape supervisor for the city says the trees will be at Triangle Park, Isaac Murphy Park, and in front of the KU Building on Quality Street. They will be decorated by the city and lit, beginning Friday November 23rd .

The trees must have a pyramidal shape, with fullness especially at the bottom; The body of the tree should have few or no holes; The tree should not be growing into a house or other trees; Access must be provided with clearance of at least 10 feet in width, with no power lines growing in the tree; There should be no other obstacles,such as buildings, preventing access. They Must be able to back a low-boy trailer up to the tree and place KU trucks on either side.

If you want to donate a tree you are asked to call LexCall 3-1-1.
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