Tree donations

Tree donations

Greening more of Sydney

The City of Sydney welcomes tree donations from the public. Our tree donation policy has been designed to encourage community participation in the greening of Sydney.

Details for tree selection, planting, maintenance and donor recognition are in the policy, which can be downloaded below, along with the application form required to make a donation.


City of Sydney02 9265 9333

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Tree Donor/sBotanic name/
Common name
Planting locationDate plantedTree height at plantingAsset numberReason for donation (if provided)Photo
Sanders FamilyStenocarpus sinuatus (Queensland Firewheel Tree)Dibbs Street Reserve2019-08-122mTS39653In loving memory of Robert George Sanders. He found the unusual flower of this tree very interesting and now others will have the opportunity to enjoy them too.
Doherty FamilyZelkova serrata (Japanese Zelkova)Ethel Turner Reserve2019-08-303m TS39679This Japanese Zelkova tree is being planted to commemorate the life of our beautiful sister. Jennifer had an infinity with nature, especially trees and it was one of her last wishes. We chose this particular tree because of its origins as this was very close to her heart. May this tree spread its branches and flourish in Jennifer's memory. 
City of SydneyTabebuia palmeriRedfern Park2019-07-253mTS38868The tree was planted in memory of a well-regarded colleague and much loved friend Rae Broadfoot.
Ross, Allex and MaisieFicus macrophylla / (Moreton Bay Fig)Rushcutters Bay Park2019-06-053mTP15556The tree is to commemorate the life of Tricia Turley, beloved mum and Oma. She loved birds and now they can sit with her, she loved the water and now she can watch over it, she loved Sydney and now she is here.
Hay House AustraliaJacaranda mimosifolia / JacarandaPrince Alfred Park2018-04-103mTS37103Louise loved trees.  
The friends and family of Gabrielle Paul-Douglas Jacaranda mimosifolia / JacarandaRushcutters Bay Park2018-06-252mTS36808Gaby travelled far, but Sydney was always precious to her. This tree is to celebrate what my mother loved and thought beautiful: Jacarandas, Sydney and Nature. May this tree inspire others to love the planet.
Christine Lee, Warrant Lee and Lewis LeeBlack Booyong / (Argyrodendron actinophyllum)Prince Alfred Park2018-07-303m TS36793 To celebrate the life of our beloved Yvonne Angelina Lee. A shining light of inspiration, forever in our hearts
Sybil MoyesBrachychiton acerifolia / (Illawarra Flame Tree)Rushcutters Bay Park 2018-04-094.5mTS36809The tree is in commemoration of David Brooke. He lived and schooled in Sydney. The tree is a way of giving something to a city he loved and regarded as home.
The Malaya Cycle Group & friends Acer x freemanii / 'Jeffersred' (Autumn Blaze Lipstick Maple) Strong Memorial Reserve2018-05-212mTP15554In loving memory of Lance, his Ciocc and his three-quarter long blacks
Family of Odette Clementine Shrimpton and Beatrice Lily Mai ShrimptonFicus macrophylla / (Moreton Bay Fig)  Hyde Park (North)2018-02-233mTP15551To celebrate the birth of cousins Odette Clementine Shrimpton and Beatrice Lily Mai Shrimpton, May 2016
Family and friends of Gulhan OryanFicus macrophylla / (Moreton Bay Fig)Hyde Park (North)2018-02-233mTP15552In fond memory of Gulhan from all her friends in Sydney, she is greatly missed
Friends and colleagues of Darren Ratcliffe  Syncarpia glomulifera / (Turpentine Tree)The Rope Walk 2018-03-082mTP15553In loving memory of our dear friend and colleague, from all of us at Morton Real Estate 
Friends of Richard NicollJacaranda mimosifolia / JacarandaBeare Park2017-09-154m For Richard on his 40th birthday. His smile lit up our world.
Friends of the Barker and Luxford FamilyBrachychiton acerifolia / (Illawarra Flame Tree)Hanson Cab Place2017-06-203m The tree was planted in loving memory of Henry Luxford Barker from all of us at Westmead Hospital.
Family of Joyce TobyFicus macrophylla / (Moreton Bay Fig)Belmore Park2017-04-272.5mTP08173In Memory of Joyce Toby aka Smithy who was a member of the Sydney Tivoli Ballet.
Erin KennyEucalyptus microcorys /
Sydney Park north of Wetland 22015-10-094m  For our beloved Erin who made everyone feel loved and valued
Women's Royal
Australian Army Corps
Brachychiton acerifolius /  Illawarra Flame TreeHyde Park South2015-09-304m  To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Princess Margaret Parade
Jessica (Jessie)
Elizabeth Marsh
Eucalyptus microcorys /
Sydney Park west of Wetland 42015-09-184m  In memory of Jessie, who tragically died on 12 February 2015. Loved and missed by her family and friends
Shan Fu and Shu ShiJacaranda mimosifolia /
Hyde Park North2015-06-123m  To celebrate the year they lived in Sydney as temporary residents from China
Family and friends of Winifred Violet ZivanovicAngophora costata / Sydney Red GumRedfern Park2015-04-304m To celebrate the life of our wonderful mother and grandmother, Winnie
Family and friends of Victoria RichardsAngophora costata /
Sydney Red Gum
Glebe foreshore2015-04-034m2148021In memory of
Victoria Richards
City of SydneyEucalyptus propinqua / Grey GumParadise Park
2014-05-292.5m2120025In memory of
Debra Berryman 
Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting CentreAraucaria cunninghamii / Hoop PineLawrence Hargrave Reserve Kings Cross2013-06-224m In memory of drug-related deaths
Friends of Beverly KaronidasAraucaria heterophylla / Norfolk Island PinePrince Alfred Park (behind Coronation Centre)2012-12-204m2110029To celebrate the life of Beverly Karonidas
Family of Luke FisherAngophora floribunda / Rough Barked AppleFederal Park Glebe
(near skate ramp)
2012-10-223m2060068To celebrate the life of Luke Robert Fisher 19/2/1981-25/8/2002
Blue Wrens GroupAngophora costata / Sydney Red GumArthur Paddy Gray Reserve2012-06-234m1894021In memory of David Mander-Jones
Family and friends
of Elizabeth O Mahony
Argyrodendron actinophyllum / Black BooyongSydney Park west of wetland 42012-05-174m61143To celebrate the life of Elizabeth O Mahony
Family and friends of Sonia and HelenFicus microcarpa var Hillii / Hill's FigSydney Park north of wetland 22012-04-034.5m61131To celebrate the lives of Sonia Marra and Helen Tamaki  
James Street Community Garden AssociationCitrus sinensis / Blood orangeJames Street Reserve Community Garden


1m61144To celebrate the official opening of the garden by the Lord Mayor 
Yukari Tanimura, Robert ClancyJacaranda mimosifolia / JacarandaVictoria Park (near Lake Northam)2011-04-204m1614408The tree has been named 'Paco'
Taylors College, SydneyBrachychiton discolor /  Queensland LacebarkShort Street Reserve2008-12-174m7176In memory of Elva (student)

Last updated: Thursday, 31 October 2019