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TreesUpstate’s Energy-Saving Trees and Storm ReLEAF

Most trees available for pre-registration are sold-out.

*We will have over 100 trees at each event available first come, first served, while supplies last

Click HERE to reserve a pignut hickory.

Trees help you save on energy, reduce your utility bills, and help clean the water and air throughout the Upstate. 

Thanks to Duke Energy, TreesUpstate has given away over 7,700 trees!

Grow benefits that last a lifetime.

  • Reduce energy costs
  • Improve air and water quality
  • Reduce air pollution
  • By planting the right tree in the right place, you can reduce energy consumption by up to 20% each year.

UPCOMING EVENTS

GREEENVILLE

February 26th, 2pm to 4pm, 840 Mauldin Rd., Greenville SC 29607

February 27th, 9am to 11am, 840 Mauldin Rd., Greenville SC 29607

SPARTANBURG

March 19th, 2pm to 4pm, The Central Campus Arboretum @ Spartanburg Community College, 107 Community College Dr., Spartanburg SC 29303

March 20th, 9am to 11am, The Central Campus Arboretum @ Spartanburg Community College, 107 Community College Dr., Spartanburg SC 29303

SENECA

April 9th, 2pm to 4pm, Shaver Recreation Complex, 698 W South 4th St., Seneca SC 29678

April 10th, 9am to 11am, Shaver Recreation Complex, 698 W South 4th St., Seneca SC 29678

CLEMSON

April 9th, 2pm to 4pm, 102 Nettles Park, Clemson SC 29631

April 10th, 9am to 11am, 102 Nettles Park, Clemson SC 29631

Click HERE to reserve your tree(s) now.

FAQ’s

What tree species are available? eastern redbud, sweetbay magnolia, red maple, pignut hickory, black tupelo a.k.a. blackgum, American linden a.k.a. basswood, ginkgo, swamp white oak, overcup oak, white oak, shumard oak, bald cypress, eastern redcedar

Will they fit in my car?  Yes

Do I need a truck or trailer to pick them up? No

How many trees can we get? 2 per household

How big will they get at maturity?  Mature height and width vary by species.  Medium trees by definition are up to 50′ tall.  Large canopy trees are > 50′ tall.  If you do not have an overhead utility conflict, height is not applicable.  All of these trees are urban hardy.  

Does it matter where I live?  These trees will be available to everyone in Oconee, Anderson, Pickens, Greenville, and Spartanburg Counties.

How do I plant the tree? We provide a planting instructions tag with every tree. You can also review tree planting resources on our Resources Page

How can I calculate how much energy I can save with a new tree? Go to https://design.itreetools.org/. i-Tree is a free online software that helps calculate the economic value of trees. 

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Energy Saving Trees is a program of the Arbor Day Foundation.  This program is locally  administered by TreesUpstate and presented by Duke Energy.