Free Trees for Spring Planting

Roland Park Residents:

It is time for Spring 2018 tree planting. If you are a Roland Park Resident who pays full fees and dues and are up-to-date with your dues, you may apply for a free tree. The trees will be planted by K&C Groundworks, our community landscape maintenance company. Those interested should contact Kate Culotta by email ( or by phone [410 804-4750]. There will be a site visit by a member of the Landscape Committee before final approval. The number of available trees is limited and is scheduled on a first come basis. The following trees should be available for planting later in April. This program is made possible by a joint venture by Roland Park Community Foundation, Roland Park Landscape Committee and Baltimore City Department of Forestry.

Shade Trees for planting along the street verge or on personal property within view of street
Nuttal Oak
Chinquapin Oak
White Oak
Black Oak
Red Maples
American Linden
Black Gum
American Hornbeam (Can thrive in shade)
Details and care guidance for shade trees

Ornamental Trees for planting on personal property
Eastern Redbud
Flowering Dogwood
Flowering Cherry
White Fringe
PawPaw (fruit bearing and shade loving)
Details and care guidance for ornamental trees


Flowering Cherry


Black Gum Shade Tree