Prohibited Species of Trees and Shrubs
Prohibited species of trees and shrubs (this list may be updated anytime):
The following varieties are prohibited for use on city streets in Mason City:
American Elm-Elm species that are certified to be disease resistant may be planted.
Birch – River Birch, White or Paper Birch, etc.
Chinese or Siberian Elm – Elm species that are certified to be disease resistant may be planted.
Ginkgo (female only)
Hawthorn – except thorn less variety
Common Fruit Trees
Trees bearing large nuts, i.e. walnut, hickory, butternut
All species of shrubbery, except as provided in Section 5-3-10B of the City Code
Questions? Contact the Street Division Supervisor at (641) 420-1999.