Windermere Treebute

2024 WINDERMERE TREE GIVEAWAY

Saturday, January 20th 

WHO: Sponsored by the Windermere Tree Board, available to Town residents.*

WHAT: Tree giveaway in honor of Arbor Day

WHERE: Town of Windermere public parking lot located on the corner of W 5th Avenue and Forest Street (entrance at W 5th Ave and Main Street). There will be directional signage

WHEN: Saturday, January 20, 2024 from 9am to 2pm. Beginning at 12pm, residents who wish for an additional tree and non-residents may purchase leftover trees

Simply follow the directional signage to the Town of Windermere Public Parking lot at the corner of W. 5th Ave. and Forest Street. Join the line of cars, and a volunteer will be with you shortly. Choose a tree off the menu you’re provided, and a volunteer will bring the tree you selected to your car – no need to get out or do any “heavy lifting!” Your first tree of 2024 is free!

 

*Resident is defined as residing within the 2.2 sq mile incorporated Town. Not every address within the 34786-zip code is within the incorporated limits.

Please verify if your address is within the Town of Windemere at the Property Appraiser Website, or view the Boundary_Map

Tree Menu of 2024

Click here to download a “Tree Menu” for 2024’s event

Trees are listed IN ORDER by maximum height at maturity!

Large Trees:

Height x WidthCommon NameWind ResistantFloweringEdibleEvergreenGallon SizeMore About It
100-175′ x 40-50′Bald CypressYes15Bald Cypress
95-125′ x 30-40′Longleaf PineYes15Longleaf Pine
60-75′ x 20-35′Florida Red MapleYes15Florida Red Maple
 45-70′ x 20-35′Magnolia D.D. BlanchardYesYesYes15Magnolia D.D. Blanchard
 40-60′ x 60-100′Live OakYes15Live Oak
 40-60′ x 50′Mahogany Briefly Deciduous15Mahogany
 50-60′ x 15-20′Pond CypressYes7Pond Cypress

Medium Trees:

Height x WidthCommon NameWind ResistantFloweringEdibleEvergreenGallon SizeMore About It
35-50’ x 20-30’SeagrapeYes7 & 15Seagrape
30-50′ x 15-20′Magnolia Brackens Brown BeautyYesYesYes15Magnolia BBB
25-50’ x 50-80′Sand Live OakYes-Highly15Sand Live Oak
20-35’ x 20-25′Purple TabebuiaNoYesBriefly Deciduous15Purple Tabebuia
20-25’ x 15-20’Turkey FigFruitYes3Turkey Fig
20′ x 20′Simpson StopperYesFruitYes7Simpson Stopper
10-30′ x 8-12′Upright Yaupon HollyYesLeaves for TeaYes15Yaupon Holly

 

 

Understory:

Height x WidthCommon NameWind ResistantFloweringEdibleEvergreenGallon SizeMore About It
4 – 6’Saw PalmettoYesYesYes-Silver7Saw Palmetto

 

 

2021 Event Photos

The 2021 Tree Giveaway was a huge success! All trees that the Windermere Tree Board ordered were distributed to residents. Special thanks to volunteers from the Windermere Tree Board, the Windermere Garden Club, and the Windermere Active Youth Committee.

Resources for tree selection, placement, and care

Coming soon!