We plant new trees within Manningham as part of our tree planting program. We also maintain trees in residential areas, parks, and reserves.
Our trees are a diverse mix of native, indigenous, and exotic species all carefully selected as part of our Street Tree Planting Guide.
How we maintain our trees
We maintain all our newly planted trees on a 12 to 24-month cycle. For young trees, this can mean formative pruning in the early years to help them grow in the future.
Tree planting program
Street tree planting is usually done between May and September each year. Timings may vary to make the most of planting conditions.
In keeping with our Council policy, one tree is typically planted on the frontage of each residential property with species suited to climate change and consistent with streetscape/neighbourhood themes selected where possible.
Request a new street tree
You can make a request for an additional tree on your nature strip or to replace a dead or damaged tree.
How to request a new tree
Requests can be made via the online form or by calling our Customer Service team on 9840 9333.
What happens next?
The site will be inspected by our arborist to determine if the location is suitable for planting.
When will the tree be planted?
If your request is approved, tree planting usually takes place during the following year’s planting season. Planting season typically runs from May to September.
What type of tree will be planted?
The type of tree will be decided by our arborist based on our Street Tree Planting Guide.
Manningham has been divided into 18 precincts. Species have been selected based on urban forest principles, biodiversity values, risk, and landscape amenity. The species palette, a selection of native and exotic trees, will establish the long-term character for a street or main road.
If you have requested to be contacted about your application, we will let you know which species has been chosen.