Guidelines for Tree Planting on the Capitol Grounds

Effective Date: 5/1/1996
Policy Number 1-91

Plant material, location, and planting must be approved and supervised by Facility Management. All plant material (trees) must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Six-foot height

  • Two-inch caliper trunk

  • Balled and burlap, or planter base to support root system

  • Hardy species, straight trunk, full crown

  • One-year replacement warranty

Facility Management reserves the right to reject plantings that do not meet the minimum requirements.

Signed copies of policies may be requested from Facility Management by sending an email to