LaVista Park free Shade Tree & Shade Plant Exchange

The purpose of this free service is to help keep LaVista Park as tree-rich as possible


 Currently available shade trees and shade tolerant plants
all trees are 1' to 3' saplings

site last updated 4/5/2018

 



Hickories

 
Sassafras Tree

Sassafras




 Pecan Cooking Wood

Pecan Trees


 
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Black or White Oaks

Given away to good yard homes: 5


 
Magnolia

Magnolias

Given away to good yard homes:  3


 

Maple

Maples

Given away to good yard homes:  1

 
Tulip Poplar

Tulip Trees

Given away to good yard homes:  1

 
Beech Tree

Beech Trees

 
Willow Oak


Willow Oaks

Given away to good yard homes:  2

 

Chestnuts


 
White Ash

White Ashes


 

Water Oaks




THE FOLLOWING TREES HAVE BEEN


GENEROUSLY DONATED BY THE

ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION

 

American Redbuds

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Crepe Myrtles

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Sargent Crabapples


Washington Hawthorns   

 


Any tree* on the Arbor Day Foundation web site+

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*Must be zone 8 hardy, when grown full-sized shade tree; no decorative, ornamental, or fruit trees supplied

+All trees are supplied to you free of charge


 

White Flowering Dogwoods



Thou shalt leave a living legacy
Thou shalt plant a tall and shady tree
for
Ere the tree can harm thy home
Thou shalt long be in the loam



 American Thick-Leafed Holly

American Thick-Leafed Hollies

 Smooth-Leafed Holly

Mountain Hollies

 

Mahonias

non-native


 
Hostas

Hostas


 
Nandina

Nandinas

non-native,berries may be harmful to some birds


 
   
 

We are currently seeking donations of:

  • maples
  • ferns of all sorts
  • cast iron plants
  • woodland hydrangeas of all sorts
  • nandinas
  • mahonias
  • hostas of all sorts
  • azaleas of all sorts - especially native azaleas
  • camellias and sasanquas
  • Rose Creek abelias
  • any other woodland or shade tolerant plants

    * please note that we do not accept any financial donations; only woodland plants, shade trees, and rarely labor.

 



We are also seeking donation of
  • the expertise and time of a landscape architect to provide free 1/2-hour consultations to our residents willing to migrate their yards to shade yards

Thank you for helping us replant our forest.