Free Trees For Babies
Trees are great for the environment:
Trees provide homes and food for wildlife
Trees capture carbon and clean our air
Trees make the future better for our families
That's why Treelink Stirling, sponsored by Vivisol for the second year running, is giving away over 100 trees to babies around Stirling Council area.
Claim Your Free Tree
Applications for winter 23/24 planting have closed however, if you are interested in a tree in the 24/25 session
Treelink would love to hear from you if:
you have a pre-school child in your family, would like to celebrate an adoption or commemorate a lost baby
have room for at least a small tree to grow in your garden
and live in the Stirling Council area
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can apply?
You can apply for a tree if:
You live in the Stirling Council area;
You have a pre-school child in your family, or to celebrate an
adoption, or commemorate a lost baby;
You have room for at least a small tree in your garden.
When does the scheme end?
The scheme is closed for applications for 23/24, however you can apply for next year here.
What trees are available?
You can choose from the following trees: Field Maple, Sessile Oak, Bird Cherry, Crab Apple .
Am I guaranteed to get the tree I want?
Trees will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Depending on demand you may not get the type of tree you choose, but we'll try our hardest to give you your first choice.
What type of tree would suit my garden?
You can download this list of available trees to keep or print, which includes pictures of the trees.
How will I collect my tree?
We will have the trees ready for you to pick up in February 2024 from the TreeLink Nursery in Stirling. As well as your tree, we’ll give you a stake and tie if you need it, a mulch mat, and a guide to planting and caring for your tree.
How big will my tree be?
Depending on which type of tree you chose, it will probably measure between 1.0 and 2.0 metres in height when you collect it. It will be either in a pot, or bare rooted.
You can find a great guide from the Royal Horticultural Society here.