End of Season Citywide TreeAdoption

We are always looking for volunteers! To become a volunteer, complete the form on any event marked with a blue ribbon!

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

End of Season Citywide TreeAdoption

March 16 2024, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

TreesCharlotte is excited to provide our End of Season Citywide TreeAdoption! We invite all Charlotte residents to come on out and get some trees. We’ll have a mix of species, from small flowering to canopy building to evergreen screening. There’s something for everybody.

A link to register for trees will be added here on Monday, March 11th. 

Register here!


Here’s what you need to know: 

Registration details

  • Registration is required and opens at 10:00 am Monday, March 11th (link will be posted above on 3/11) and closes when trees “sell out” or at 11:59 pm Thursday, March 14th.  
  • Each resident of Charlotte is able to get up to 2 trees. While the registration form does not limit the total number of trees, households requesting more than 2 trees will be notified and removed.
  • All trees are required to be registered to the homeowner receiving those trees, with accurate contact information (including first name(s), last name(s), address, email address, and phone number). Correct contact information for each homeowner is required.
  • If you are registering for or picking up trees on behalf of a neighbor or friend, please provide the homeowner’s correct contact information and bring copy of their registration with you to the event.
  • While you will be able to pre-select your species, we cannot guarantee the variety or quantities that will be available on the day of the event. We will, however, make all efforts to sub in a comparable tree. 
  • Resale of TreesCharlotte trees is prohibited and may result in being disallowed at future adoptions and TreesCharlotte events.
  • Planting of TreesCharlotte trees for profit is prohibited and may result in being disallowed at future adoptions and TreesCharlotte events.

Day of event details (March,16th, 2024)

  • All TreeAdoption attendees are required to go through a planting demonstration on the day of the TreeAdoption.
  • Allow for at least 45 minutes to receive your trees as everyone is required to go through a planting demonstration. Tree planting training is mandatory.
  • About the trees: The trees are in up to 7-gallon containers, measure up to 10 feet tall, and weigh about 10-15 pounds. The mulch weighs 25 pounds/bag. 
  • TreesCharlotte will send a follow-up email with event details and planting and care instructions.

TreesCharlotte is a non-profit organization that relies on donations to be able to host events like this. Donations are greatly appreciated and help us give more trees to Charlotte residents. Click here to donate.

Selections are final and once registered, cannot be changed.  Be sure to research which tree will work best for your yard before registering.


Species List

Maple, Trident

Red Maple, Brandywine

Serviceberry, Autumn Brilliance

Hornbeam, European Upright

Deodar Cedar, Bills Blue

Japanese Plum Yew TF

Fringetree, Chinese

Dogwood, Kousa SS

Cryptomeria, Yoshino



Holly, Miss Patricia

Crepe Myrtle, Colorama Scarlet

Crepe Myrtle, Enduring Summer Red

Magnolia, Kay Parris

Magnolia, Brackens Brown Beauty

Magnolia, DD Blancher

Ann Magnolia

Moon Glow Magnolia Standard

Dawn Redwood, Soul Fire

Osmanthus fortunes

Ironwood, Persian Spire

Pine, Loblolly

Virginia pine

Pistache, Chinese

Possum haw virburnum

Plum, KV Purple Leaf

Apricot, Peggy Clark Flowering

Oak, Swamp White

High Tower Willow Oak

Oak, Shumard

Oak, Sangria Nuttall

Bald Cypress, Shawn Brave

Arborvitae, Green Giant

Elm, Princeton American

Viburnum, Chindo

Chaste tree




March 16 2024
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM




City of Charlotte Landscape Management
701 Tuckaseegee Road
Charlotte, NC 28208 United States
+ Google Map
Looking for the Urban Forest Master Plan?