City Trees

You can add trees to your property. We make it affordable.

Help build our city's tree canopy

City Trees offers a low-cost way for residents and businesses to help build the city's tree canopy.

Ways you can get a tree for your property:

  • All residents can enter our low-cost tree lottery
  • Green Zone residents can request a free tree
  • Businesses can request a low-cost tree

Find out how businesses, organizations and individuals can get trees


People planting trees - unsplash

Tree benefits

The benefits of adding more trees include:

  • Cleaning the air
  • Sheltering wildlife
  • Catching water runoff
  • Cooling our homes
  • Providing food
  • Making our city more beautiful

We've planted thousands of trees throughout the city since launching this program in 2006.

Trees waiting to be picked up at the City tree sale with the Minneapolis skyline in the background.

Contact us

Minneapolis Health Department




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 520
Minneapolis, MN 55415