Our beloved program is back this spring with events across all five boroughs from April through May. Please note that registration is mandatory! Find a date and location near you:
This year’s native tree species include: Allegheny Serviceberry, American Beech, American Hornbeam, American Persimmon, American Plum, Bald Cypress, Basswood, Black Cherry, Black Gum, Black Locust, Eastern Red Cedar, Eastern Redbud, Elderberry, Flowering Dogwood, Highbush Blueberry, Honey Locust, Northern Red Oak, Pin Oak, Red Maple, Swamp White Oak, Sweetbay Magnolia, Sycamore, Washington Hawthorn, White Fringe Tree, Willow Oak, Winged Sumac, and Witchhazel.
We thank Bloomberg Philanthropies for generous support of our work to steward and increase the tree canopy in New York City. Additional support for the tree giveaway program is provided by Citizens.
Tree Care Guide: The basics about how to plant and care for your tree.
Street Tree ID Guide: Tips for how to identify common street trees in New York City.
Tree Giveaway Stories: If you’ve received a free tree from NYRP at any point, we’d love to hear about it! Click to fill out the form or contact us at [email protected]
We started our very popular free tree giveaways in 2010 as part of the MillionTreesNYC initiative, which we led in partnership with the NYC Parks Department.Our Story