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2020 Indiana Native Tree Sale
Every fall the SWCD brings you a wide selection of native trees and shrubs for your landscape and conservation needs. Indiana native trees are the best choice for your project because they are uniquely suited to our soils, weather, and pests AND they have unique and crucial relationships with the insects, pollinators, and birds our ecosystem depends on. Go native!
The tree sale is the SWCD's biggest annual fundraiser and all proceeds go right back in to conservation in Hamilton County.
How to order:
Order online via our online store and pay via credit card.
Cash, check, tax exempt? No problem, just call 317-773-2181!
Pricing (some species may be subject to increases so order early) and availability are subject to change at any time.
This tree sale is open to anyone- you do not have to live in Hamilton County to order. Please note that all orders must be picked up in Noblesville Indiana.
We guarantee a healthy specimen will be supplied at pick up. Due to variations in planting, site conditions, and care no guarantee or refunds will be given after tree pick up.
2020 Order/Payment deadline: September 28th
Tree pick up: All orders must be picked up on Friday October 23rd
between 12-6 at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairground Llama Barn
in Noblesville, Indiana.
Help needed! Volunteer to help with the tree sale.
2020 Indiana Native Tree Sale
* These trees are noted in the Purdue Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment as good choices for urban areas in relation to climate change and foreseen shifting vegetation habitats. More info on this study and the report can be found here.
Growth rate notes:
Slow - 1ft per year or less, Medium - 1-2 ft per year, Fast - 2+ ft per year
Not sure which tree or shrub is right for your property?
The Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder is a great resource to learn more about tree characteristics, potential issues, and other info.
The Hamilton County Master Gardener Association also has great resources on trees and shrubs.
The Arbor Day Foundation Tree Guide is a very helpful tool as well.
Always remember to consider mature tree size when selecting a planting location. Consider above and below ground utilities and always Call Before you Dig!
Community Urban Forestry / Street Tree Information
The City of Carmel Urban Forestry website has listings of recommended street trees, planting and maintenance documents and more.
If you plan to independently plant a street tree, you must submit an application which can also be found on the website. Guidelines for these plantings are also provided.
The Town of Fishers Urban Forestry Program offers a listing of approved street trees, unapproved street trees, and the tree care ordinance as well as a street tree permit application. This information can be found here.
The City of Westfield Master Tree List is currently under maintenance.
Visit the City of Noblesville Urban Forestry website for more information on recommended species and to view the City street tree ordinance.
It is your responsibility to check and adhere to any tree planting guidelines in your community. Also check Homeowners Association ordinances or guidelines on tree plantings before planting.