Free or Discounted Trees in Denver, Centennial, & Cherry Hills Village

February 7, 2024

Looking for a way to spruce up your outdoor living space? Add a little green to your landscape with a high-quality tree for a discounted price from your neighborhood tree program. 

Centennial Residents
Reserve a tree: Centennial Tree Program

Centennial residents may select from seven different types of trees to be planted on private, residential property within the City of Centennial. Trees must be picked up from the Centennial Civic Center on Saturday, April 20th (between 10 am and 2 pm). Trees cost $80 each and are limited to 1 per household. 

Tree varieties:

  • Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry ~ SOLD OUT
  • Chinkapin Oak
  • Exclamation London Planetree
  • Hot Wings Tatarian Maple ~ SOLD OUT
  • Northern Catalpa
  • Redbud ~ SOLD OUT
  • Turkish Filbert (Hazelnut)

Cherry Hills Village Residents
Reserve a tree: Cherry Hills Village Tree Planting Program

Cherry Hills Village residents may request trees on a first-come, first-served basis. Trees are limited to 2 per household and will be delivered in mid-April. Pricing varies by tree variety. The 2024 Tree Program will open for reservations on February 16th at 8am.

Tree varieties:

  • Eastern Redbud, $80
  • Bigtooth Maple, $80
  • Bur Oak, $80
  • Chinkapin Oak, $80
  • Cleveland Select or Glens Form Pear, $80
  • Common Hackberry, $80
  • Lacebark Allee Elm, $80
  • Royal Raindrops Crabapple, $50
  • Spring Snow Crabapple, $50
  • Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn, $80

Denver Residents
Reserve a tree: Denver Digs Trees Program

Trees from the Denver Digs Trees program are limited to planting at properties in the City and County of Denver only. The application deadline is February 15. Tree pick up and planting is Saturday, April 20.

Tree varieties:

  • Buckeye, "Autumn Splendor"
  • Catalpa, Western
  • Coffeetree, Kentucky
  • Elm, Patriot
  • Hawthorn, "Crimson Cloud" ~ SOLD OUT
  • Lilac, Peking Tree ~ SOLD OUT
  • Maple, "Pacific Sunset"
  • Oak, "Prairie Stature"
  • Planetree, Exclamation London
  • Serviceberry, "Cumulus" ~ SOLD OUT
  • Yellowood, American "Perkins Pink"
  • Zelkova, "Burgundy Vase"


  • $35 per tree standard fee

  • $10 per tree in these focus neighborhoods: Athmar Park, Auraria, Baker, Barnum, Barnum West, Chaffee Park, Clayton, Cole, College View/South Platte, East Colfax, Elyria-Swansea, Five Points, Globeville, Green Valley Ranch, Jefferson Park, Lincoln Park, Mar Lee, Montbello, Northeast Park Hill, Overland, Ruby Hill, Skyland, Sun Valley, Valverde, Villa Park, West Colfax, Westwood, and Whittier.

  • FREE trees for applicants facing financial hardship.