Register for a Free Tree from New York Restoration Project and Urban Garden Center!
Important Information
NYRP with Urban Garden Center

Online registration is currently closed, but many trees will be available first come, first served. The event will be located at Park Avenue at 116th Street, and will run from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. The trees below available in the first hour of the event. Please note: reservations are only valid for the first hour of the giveaway, so more trees will be available first come, first served at 1:00 PM.

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Trees available first come, first served.

Online registration for this tree is closed - see below for availability
Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) - 14/25 trees will be available during the first hour of the event first come, first served.
The Eastern Redbud is a small; ornamental tree reaching 20'-30' tall and 25'-35' wide, and is easy to maintain. This tree grows at a moderate rate, growing as tall as 20'-30' in 20 years, and reaches its mature height and width after 20 years. This tree requires full sun; part sun/part shade and occasionally wet; well-drained soil.

Online registration for this tree is closed - see below for availability
Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida) - 12/25 trees will be available during the first hour of the event first come, first served.
The Flowering Dogwood is a small; ornamental tree reaching 20'-30' tall and 25'-30' wide, and is easy to maintain. This tree grows at a moderate rate, growing as tall as 15'-20' in 20 years, and reaches its mature height and width after 20-30 years. This tree requires full sun; partial sun or partial shade and well-drained soil.

Online registration for this tree is closed - see below for availability
Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis) - 19/25 trees will be available during the first hour of the event first come, first served.
The Serviceberry is a small; ornamental; fruit tree reaching 20'-25' tall and 15'-20' wide, and is easy to maintain. This tree grows at a slow to moderate rate, growing as tall as 15'-20' in 20 years, and reaches its mature height and width after 20-40 years. This tree requires full sun; partial sun/partial shade and moist; well-drained soil.

Online registration for this tree is closed - see below for availability
Sweetbay Magnolia (Magnolia virginiana) - 14/25 trees will be available during the first hour of the event first come, first served.
The Sweetbay Magnolia is a medium; semi-evergreen; ornamental tree reaching 30'-50' tall and 15'-25' wide, and is easy to maintain. This tree grows at a moderate rate, growing as tall as 20'-35' in 20 years, and reaches its mature height and width after 30-40 years. This tree requires full sun; part shade/part sun and wet; well-drained soil.



What will I have to agree to if I want a tree?
  • I will plant my tree in the ground and care for my tree according to NYRP guidelines.
  • I will plant my tree in the ground on property I have permission to plant on that is within the 5 boroughs of New York City.
  • I grant NYRP and Urban Garden Center rights to take and use photos and videos of me and all parties that come to the event with me, including minors, without compensation.
  • The information I provide can be shared by NYRP with Urban Garden Center for follow up about your tree and outreach.