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Holiday Rent-A-Tree


In your home today - in our community tomorrow.

2016 season is coming soon! Pre-order your Holiday Rent-A-Tree beginning November 1st.

See a sneak peak of our trees at the Harvest Fest at Martial Cottle Park on Oct. 1st. See our Event Calendar for more info.

Event Calendar

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Holiday Rent-A-Tree


In your home today - in our community tomorrow.

2016 season is coming soon! Pre-order your Holiday Rent-A-Tree beginning November 1st.

See a sneak peak of our trees at the Harvest Fest at Martial Cottle Park on Oct. 1st. See our Event Calendar for more info.

Event Calendar

Our 2016 Program details will be available soon.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2015 Holiday Rent-A-Tree program and a special thanks to everyone who submitted a photo to the contest. 

Winners of the Holiday Rent-A-Tree Photo Contest

Honorable Mentions

Thank you to all participants - we loved seeing your Living Holiday Trees and we hope they brightened up your home this season. See you next year!

Holiday Rent-A-Tree is here to help residents of Silicon Valley celebrate the holidays in a sustainable way. Choose from a variety of non-traditional and traditional species to take home for the month of December. Return them at the end of the season, and Our City Forest will find a permanent home for them. 

 

Ordering has ended for the season, we'll see you next year!

 

Congratulations to Ingrid Quigley for winning $250 worth of CasaQ ornaments!


Share our info flyer with your family and friends

Questions? 

Email info@ourcityforest.org or call 408-99-TREES x 122

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FAQs


All you need to know about our Holiday Rent-A-Tree program

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FAQs


All you need to know about our Holiday Rent-A-Tree program

FAQs

Read through popular questions on this page and download the pdf file below for a more extensive list of questions.

General questions

+ How much do trees cost?

Between $15 and $75, depending on the tree species and size (see our Store for more details).

+ What types of trees are available?

We have 14 species of trees available ranging from 3ft to 10ft. NOTE: Height is measured from the bottom of the container to the top of the tree.

  • Marina Strawberry Tree: 6’-8'
  • Long leafed Yellowwood: 6’-8'
  • Monterey Cypress: 5'-6' & 8'-10'
  • Coast Redwood: 6'-8' & 8'-10'
  • Southwestern White Pine: 3’-4’& 5'-6'
  • Deodar Cedar: 3'-6’
  • Juniper 'Wichita Blue': 5’-6'
  • Italian Stone Pine: 3'-4' & 5'-6'
  • Fat Albert' Blue Spruce: 3'
  • Blue Spruce: 3'-4'
  • White Fir 'Pride's Select': 3’
  • Arizona Cypress: 3'-4'
  • Carolina Laurel Cherry: 4'-6' & 6'- 8'
  • Saratoga Sweet Bay 3'- 4'

+ How do I reserve a tree?

There are 2 ways to reserve your Living Holiday Tree:

  1. Order online
  2. Order in-person at our Community Nursery during regular open hours: Thursday thru Saturday, 9AM – noon.

NOTE: Trees are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. When we run out, we are out - Order yours today!

+ How do I order online?

  1. Read through these FAQs & Rental Agreement
  2. Go to our online store http://www.ourcityforest.org/holiday-rent-a-tree-store
  3. Choose a species and “Add to Cart”
  4. Fill out form and agree to terms.
  5. Add delivery service to cart, if you fit the criteria.
  6. Check out by clicking on the cart and pay with credit card.
  7. We will send a follow up confimation within 5-7 business days.

Pick-up & Delivery Questions

+ When can I pick up my tree?

Trees can be picked up during Open Hours at our Community Nursery beginning Thursday, December 1st until Satuuday, December 10th. Open Hours at our Community Nursery will be extended during these dates for pick-up: Thursday - Sunday, 9am - 3pm

+ Do you have any other pick-up locations?

Yes, we do in South San Jose. This year we will have a special opportunity for South San Jose residents to pick up their Living Holiday Tree at our new site located in the newly opened Martial Cottle Park. If this is interests you, please check the “I’m a South San Jose Resident...” box on the form when you purchase the tree. We will provide more details and pick up time after you’ve completed your reservation.

+ Do you deliver?

No, unfortunately we will not be able to deliver trees this year unless there is an order over 10 trees. If a participant wants to get 10 of their neighbors involved, we will be able to deliver to one place nearby. Email renae@ourcityforest.org for more details.