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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The City of Minneapolis is offering 500 discounted trees to homeowners who lost trees during the severe storm on June 21.

According to city officials, $25 trees will be available to order starting on Monday, Sept. 9 at 8 a.m. The sale will last until Sept 20, or earlier if the trees sell out.

Six tree species will be available: hackberry, harvest gold linden, heritage oak (English oak and bur oak cross), heritage river birch, Honeycrisp apple and royal star magnolia.

The trees will be available to pick up in late September at the Minneapolis Impound Lot at 51 Colfax Ave. N. Volunteers will be on hand to help load trees and a free bag of mulch.

The Minneapolis Park Board says about 3,000 trees on public land were damaged or destroyed during the June storm. The number for trees on private property is unknown.

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