Fall is the best time to plant trees in your yard and in the community. We are offering 5 of our most popular fruit and ornamental trees to our supporters. These are bigger trees, 5-7 foot tall, or about 3/4 to 1 inch caliper, and the trees will be potted in a #5 container. Choose from Eastern Redbud, White Dogwood, Gala Apple, Santa Rosa Plum, or Autumn Blaze Maple WHILE SUPPLIES LAST*!
Get one tree per $34.99 donation** - Orders must be placed at least 6 days before pickup. Please read full instructions here.
Your trees will be available for pickup at the location and date you select below.
You may also order and make arrangements to pickup in Mt. Juliet on another date and/or delivery is available with an order of 5 or more trees. If you are interested in volunteering as a pickup location in Middle TN please contact us:
Lebanon 11/6: First United Methodist Church
415 W Main St, Lebanon, TN 37087
Pickup time is from 9am-1pm on 11/6
Reserve trees by 10/31
Clarksville 11/13: Edith Pettus Park
345 Farris Dr, Clarksville, TN 37040
Pickup time is from 9am-1pm on 11/13
Reserve Trees by 11/7
Eastern Redbuds are deciduous trees that produce delicate pink flowers. They bloom in early spring (March/April) and they are one of our most popular trees . Its blossoms are edible and are technically in the legume family. The trees are just as lovely at other times of the year, in which they change from reddish-purple to dark green to yellow. Eastern Redbuds grow at a medium rate, reaching a height of 20-30 feet with a 25-35 ft spread at maturity. They prefer full sun for 6-8 hours a day for optimum growth. This is a species we’ll plant along roadways and waterways in the spring.
Autumn Blaze Maple is an ornamental tree with outstanding flame-colored fall foliage. The leaves are tinged with red in the spring, are green in the summer, and then turn red and yellow in the fall. It is a great shade tree for you and your home. It is a fast-growing, deciduous tree reaching about 35 feet tall with a 30 feet spread at maturity. Plant Autumn Blaze Maple in full sun with moist, well-drained soil, the tree thrives in wet sites.
Santa Rosa Plum Trees are a wonderful addition to any yard, as they produce beautiful, white spring blooms and delicious fruit. The trees thrive in mild climates and need about 6 hours of full sunlight for optimum growth. Although they are partially self-pollinating, you can harvest a better crop when they are planted with other Japanese varieties such as Methley Plum Trees. These trees take 3-6 years to bear fruit, reaching 18-20 feet at maturity. They ripen in late July/early August and are colorfully painted with plums of red and deeper purple.
White Dogwood Trees are a favorite of many as they are breathtaking during all four seasons. In the fall, foliage turns a vibrant red-purple, while the winter brings charcoal bark and a stunning array of red fruits, attracting the attention of winter songbirds. In spring, White Dogwoods produce lively white flower clusters that continue into the summer, as glossy green leaves become revealed. All parts of the tree are used as food by many wildlife species. White Dogwoods grow at a fairly rapid pace and reach 15-25 feet with a 25 foot spread at maturation. They prefer about 4 hours of full sun or partial shade for optimum growth.
Gala Apple Trees are small to medium size, reaching maturity with a height and width of 15-25 feet. Plant with Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Honeycrisp, Granny Smith, Jonathan, or Fuji for pollination. They require 6-8 hours of full sunlight. After 3-5 years, Gala Apple Trees produce crisp, semi-sweet apples with aromatic, juicy yellow flesh. They ripen in Aug. - Sept. The apples have golden-yellow skin with stripes of red-orange blush, while those that have reached their peak of sweetness are redder in color.
Add this to your shopping cart and we will arrange a date and time to come and plant your tree(s) for you. We are asking for a donation of $65 per tree our volunteers plant in your yard. You can adjust the quantity based on number of trees at checkout. When ordering trees with this option, please select the location nearest you, but do not worry about picking the trees up at the date/location specified. We will contact you to schedule a date to plant your tree(s). Please be sure to include your phone number in the special instructions.
Looking for another tree species? Contact us and we may be able to order this for you.
IMPORTANT: Instructions, Information, and Agreements
* Tree species are subject to availability. In the unlikely event your tree species will not be available, we will contact you by EMAIL 5 days before pickup, and offer a similar species, or a full refund if your prefer.
Trees will be available ONLY at the location, date, and time range selected. If you order trees and later find you are unable to pickup at the selected location and date, you will need to contact us and make arrangements to pick them up in Mt. Juliet on another time/date.
During checkout please leave the box "Ship to my billing address" checked, but note we will NOT be shipping trees. Please BE SURE your CORRECT email address entered during checkout. This is our ONLY way to contact you if there are any changes or issues. If you do NOT receive an email receipt immediately after ordering, please email us right away at info(at symbol)green interchange.org.
Delivery may be available with your order of 5 or more trees. After placing your order, please contact us at info(at symbol)GreenInterchange.org to make these arrangements.
** By reserving trees here, you agree to the following:
1. You are volunteering to plant trees (or have trees planted) in your yard or in the community as part of the Plant a BIG Tree for Tennessee initiative. Green Interchange is providing the trees to volunteers to complete this initiative.
2. You will plant the tree within a reasonable time after receiving it.
3. You will call 811 before digging in your yard or the community to avoid disrupting any underground utilities.
4. You have read instructions on how to plant your tree, and you will plant the tree where it is most likely to thrive, and you will avoid planting too close to structures or utility lines.
5. Our pickup sites are operated by staff and generous volunteers. These COVID safety protocols will help keep you, our volunteers, and all participants safe. All pickup locations are outdoors.
6. After planting, you will take pictures of your tree and post them on social media with the hashtag #plantatreefortn and/or you will send pictures or feedback to us to let us know how your tree is doing. If you are in Davidson County, you will register your qualified tree on the Root Nashville Tree Plotter.
More Info About Plant a Tree for Tennessee
Planting trees offers great benefits including increased property values, cleaning our air and water, providing shade and habitat for wildlife, and so much more. Thank you for your participation! If you'd like to plant tree seedlings in your yard this Spring, visit the Plant a Tree for Tennessee page.
Plant a Bigger Tree for Tennessee is presented in partnership with Root Nashville - Cumberland River Compact. Trees planted in Davidson County may count toward the Root Nashville goal of 500,000 trees. Your donations will help Green Interchange do our work of planting trees in roadways, waterways, and other ways. A contribution of just $6 helps us plant one tree, and donating $6 monthly will help cover your carbon emissions from car travel!