Registration is now OPEN!

Abingdon Tree Give Away

November 4, 2023

Coomes Recreation Center

Each person will be able to register to receive a TOTAL of five trees, mixed or matched.  EXAMPLE:  you want five redbud, click each drop down (Tree #1, Tree #2, etc.) and choose redbud each time. 

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Here are the trees that will be available!

Sugar MapleSugar Maple (Acer saccharum)
One of the most popular residential trees, the Sugar Maple is known for it's abundant summertime shade and vibrant orange/yellow/red foliage in the fall.  Four states have this tree as their state tree.   At maturity, this tree can grow to over 75' in height and over 50' in width so lots of room is needed for this tree to reach it's full potential.  The Sugar Maple values full sun, moist but not permanently wet soil, and proper mulching.   It's not the fastest growing tree but your patience will be rewarded with a specimen that will greatly benefit your property.
Black OakBlack Oak (Quercus velutina)
A stately member of the red oak family, the Black Oak can handle both dry and moist sites. It needs slightly acidic soils as well as full sun. It can grow up to 80' tall and 50' wide so it needs plenty of room to grow. The large pointed leaves (usually 7 pointed lobes per leaf) are fuzzy on the underside.  The acorns are 1/2" to 3/4" long and are a wonderful wildlife food. The wood is strong and hard.  When planted correctly and properly mulched, this tree is a wonderful asset to your property and will give you years of pleasure.   
Swamp White OakSwamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)
Naturally found in the bottomlands of the eastern and southern U.S., the Swamp White Oak is extremely adaptable and can thrive in urban environments. The large shallow lobed leaves cast wonderful summer shade and the 3/4" to 1 1/4" acorns are an excellent food source for many kinds of wildlife. This tree can grow to 75' high and 70' wide so it needs adequate room to grow. When planted correctly and mulched properly, this tree can live for hundreds of years and be a valued member of your property.
White DogwoodWhite Dogwood
The state tree of VA. This power line compatible (less than 25' tall/wide at maturity) tree is known for it's early spring white flowers that cover each branch.  Glossy green summertime leaves turn a brilliant scarlet in the fall. The late summer/fall berries are a wildlife favorite. The dogwood can grow in sun or shade. Plant it correctly and give it water it's 1st year and it should last for decades. Proper mulching will add to it's health and vitality.


RedbudRedbud (Cercis canadensis)
One of the most picturesque trees in this region, the early spring pink/purple blossoms one each twig are a vibrant sign that spring has arrived. The large heart shaped leaves cast wonderful summer shade. The redbud is powerline compatible (less than 25' tall) and can handle both sun and partial shade. When planted correctly and properly mulched, this tree will add value to your property for years to come. 


Event Date 11-04-2023 9:00 am
Event End Date 11-04-2023 12:00 pm
Registered 2
Cut Off Date 10-30-2023 5:00 pm
Location Coomes Recreation Center