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We’ll Share the Cost of a Parkway Tree

Deadline: March 1, 2019

The City of St Charles again is offering trees for planting in the City parkways through its “50/50 Parkway Tree Planting Program.” Please contact the Public Works office to request a review of your parkway if you are interested in qualifying for this program.

All requests must have an approved parkway review before a tree order will be placed. Please do not send payment at this time.

Once approved, residents will receive a confirmation letter, an order form and details on how to order a 50/50 parkway tree. The deadline to order is March 1, 2019.

Available tree species for spring of 2019 and your cost:

  • Kousa Dogwood $138  Good under power lines
  • Alleghany Serviceberry $184  Good under power lines
  • Hybrid Elm $182
  • Bald Cypress $190
  • Northern Red Oak $205 – Spring Only
  • Swamp White Oak $205 – Spring Only
  • Zelkova $209
  • London Planetree $209
  • Hardy Rubber Tree $243

Larger size trees are available at an additional cost of $100 per ½ inch diameter upgrade. Information about tree species is on the Morton Arboretum website or at the St Charles Public Library. If you have questions, contact the Public Works Office at 630.377.4405 or

updated Feb 01, 2019