Winner!!  Arbor Day Tree Giveaway



Winner:  Linda Anderson 

Urban Foresty Committee Meeting


Common Name: Japanese tree lilac                                                         Type: Tree

Family: Oleaceae                                                                                             Zone: 3 to 7

Height: 20.00 to 25.00 feet                                                                          Spread: 15.00 to 20.00 feet

Bloom Time: May to June                                                                             Bloom Description: Creamy white

Sun: Full sun to part shade                                                                          Water: Medium

Maintenance: Low                                                                                           Suggested Use: Street Tree, Flowering Tree

Flower: Showy, Fragrant                                                                               Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies

Other: Winter Interest                                                                                   Tolerate: Deer, Clay Soil

The City of Park Rapids is looking for volunteers to join the Urban Forestry Committee.  You do not have to live in the city limits.  The meetings are on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 8:00 a.m.  If you love trees and want to join us to make Park Rapids a beautiful community, please send a letter of interest to City Clerk Margie Vik at City Hall, 212 2nd St. W or email to

Thanks for your support!