FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How are trees selected?
Trees are selected based on their hardiness, longevity, and the needs of the site selected for planting. A list of preferred species can be provided upon request and is set by Sugar House Park Authority.
* Please note that species selection also depends on current wholesale costs and availability.
Can I select the variety of tree to be planted?
Requests for particular tree varieties will be considered; however, Sugar House Park Authority has final approval.
When are the trees planted?
Planting will take place during the spring (April 1st — May 30th) or fall (September 1st — October 30th) planting seasons. TreeUtah will select one Saturday in both the spring and fall to conduct the plantings.
2010 Fall Planting Date: September 18
Request Deadline: September 7
Can I arrange a small dedication ceremony?
Small ceremonies may be arranged by the donor and groups are encouraged to participate in the physical planting itself. Information will be provided once a donor has made a commitment to planting a tree at Sugar House Park.
Can I place a plaque or sign at the tree?
Unfortunately, plaques and or signs are not allowed.
What is the typical planted size of the memorial trees?
The average planted size will be 1¾ - 2 inch caliper; height will vary by species.
Who receives the payment?
Checks should be made out to TreeUtah with a notation stating Commemorative Tree Program.
What happens if the tree dies?
In the rare event that a donated tree should die after being planted, TreeUtah and Sugar House Park cannot replace the tree due to budget constraints.