If you live in the City of Los Angeles, you can receive free trees to plant in your yard!
Planting trees in your yard is an easy way to save money and spruce up your garden.
We will supply you with up to seven free shade trees and deliver them to your door, along with stakes, ties, and fertilizer pellets to get your trees started off right!
How to Get Your Trees
Step 1: Request Trees from City Plants
Apply on our website.
Step 2: Fill Out The Application
Once we verify that you live in the City of Los Angeles, we will send you an application form and a list of over 30 tree species for you to choose from.
Step 3: Delivery
Our partner, the LA Conservation Corps, will deliver your trees to your door.
Step 4: Planting
Plant your trees immediately to make sure they grow healthy in the ground.
It’s best to plant trees to the West or East of your house, between 15-20 feet away from it. This will cool down your house in the summer and can even save you money on your energy bills.
Step 5: Enjoy and Care for Your Tree
Once your tree is planted, it will need water for the first 2-5 years while it’s roots grow into the ground. A little effort now will pay off big in the future!
Adoption Event Rules:
You must be resident of the City of Los Angeles or own property within the City to be eligible to take home a tree. Verification will be required (ID/Driver's License or copy of a DWP utility bill). Supplies are limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Limit one adopted tree per property address.
Are you not sure about whether or not you live in the City of LA? Type in your address here to find out! If your address yields information with the council district number, then you are a resident. If your address is not found, you do not reside in the City proper. If you postal address says “ Los Angeles” it is possible that you live in an unincorporated area of LA County, meaning that your neighborhood is not a part of an official city.