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Tree Give-aways


Old TreeThinking about buying a new tree for your yard?  Before you buy, check out one of the City's multiple tree give-away events.

Why would the City spend money on providing trees free of charge to residents?  It's simple: The more people we have planting trees, the more people we have working to achieve our goal of 23.6% canopy cover in the City by 2018. 

Fort Lauderdale has three separate programs which each provide residents with Florida-friendly trees for FREE. The Adopt-a-tree program provides a tree that homeowners plant in the swale in front of their property, the Save-a-tree Plant-a-tree program offers a tree to residents who switch to e-billing for their monthly City utilities bill, and the quarterly tree giveaways hand out two trees per resident four times a year.

For a list of trees that we commonly distribute at events, please scroll to the bottom of this page.  The trees are all 3-gallon nursery stock and range from 2 feet to 4 feet tall.  Remember to bring with you to events proof of residency of the City of Fort Lauderdale in the form of a license or a utility bill!

Tree giveaway April 8

For additional details, please call 954-828-5785 or email

 Trees commonly available at Tree Giveaways include:

Small trees

Medium trees

Large trees

Fruit Trees

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