Seedlings available are persimmon, black walnut, redbud, river birch, cypress, sawtooth oak, white flowering dogwood and loblolly pine. The tree give away begins February 8 at 8 a.m. at the USDA Center on Lee Horn Drive in Houston and then in Okolona at the downtown Mini Park at 1 p.m.
The seedlings are offered in limited supply to the public on a first come basis to promote “Tree Planting Week” in Mississippi.
For more information call the USDA office at 456-1499 ext. 3.