Two people next to a truck with trees in it.

Surrey residents can buy quality trees at an affordable price to help grow the urban forest. 

Tree sale eligibility and limits have changed. Details below.

Surrey Parks is hosting four tree sales in 2022. 

New trees planted on your property help the environment, provide shade and insulation for your home, can increase your property value, and make your neighbourhood more livable. Each tree planted contributes to growing the urban forest and increases tree canopy coverage across the City. 

Purchases are made online and then later picked up from the Surrey Operations Centre. Additional details below.

Upcoming Dates  

September 28 

Online store opens September 28 at 9am until October 12 (while supplies last).

Trees must be picked up on October 23. 

Future sale dates for each event will be posted on this page, through social media, and our news and updates program.  

Eligibility & Limits

  • This program is for private properties in Surrey. 
  • Trees are only available to Surrey residents.  
  • New: Trees must be purchased with a Surrey billing address. Purchases made with billing addresses outside of Surrey will be cancelled. 
  • New: Maximum three trees per Surrey address, based on your billing address. Additional orders using the same billing address will be cancelled. 

How to Buy

All trees are $20. The trees average 2 to 3 cm caliper size. Most trees are in 5 or 10-gallon pots and vary between 5 to 12 feet tall. Ensure your vehicle can accommodate this. We’re unable to guarantee the size of specific trees. 

Our online tree store will open at 9am on September 28:

  1. Ensure you meet all eligibility requirements (see above).

  2. Select up to three trees.

  3. Proceed to your cart and choose your pickup time. Items in your cart are not held until payment has been processed.

  4. Optional: add a note in the text box if someone else will be picking up your trees on your behalf.

  5. Enter your payment details using a card with a Surrey billing address and check out.

Online Tree Store

You will receive an emailed confirmation of your order as well as a reminder prior to the pick up date at the Surrey Operations Centre (6651 148 St).  

Trees are considered final sale after pickup.

Tree List

Photos may not depict exact varieties available for purchase.  

Dulcis Halls Hardy

Halls Hardy Almond is a late-spring bloomer with masses of pale pink flowers following with bittersweet almonds that are good to eat or cook with. They can be harvested anywhere from early September to October. Grows to a height of about 15 feet and spread of 8 feet.

Almond tree.
Info credit: Art's Nursery, Arbor Day Foundation, Canadian Tree Nursery

Golden Sentinel (columnar)

A productive golden delicious-type apple, producing medium-sized fruit with a gold touch. A new columnar apple from the breeding program at AgCanada's Summerland Research Station.

Apples.
Info credit: Art’s Nursery

Goodland

Small tree, grows to 20 feet. Large and round apples that are hardy and high-quality. Great for cooking and eating fresh.

Apples on a tree branch.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Honeycrisp

Small tree, grows to 20 feet. Crisp red apples are tangy and sweet. Very popular for fresh eating and cooking.

Red apples.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Scarlet Sentinel

Small, narrow and columnar tree growing to 12 feet. Large greenish and yellow apples, blushed with red.

Info credit: Art's Nursery

Apples on a tree.

September Ruby

A very hardy red-streaked apple. Eating apples are high maintenance and need a second pollinator; the perfect combination of accent and fruit tree, an abundant producer, needs well-drained soil and full sun. Apples will be ready in early to mid-fall, keep well, and are commonly used for cooking and eating fresh. Grows to a height and spread of about 20 feet.

Apples on a tree.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Goldbar

A small to medium-sized tree with showy pink to white flowers in spring followed by large freestone yellow-orange fruit with a reddish blush in mid-summer. Sweet tasting and firm fruit. This tree needs full sun and well-drained soil, and its flowers can be damaged by a late spring frost. Reaches approximately 20 feet in height and 15 feet in spread.

One apricot.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Carmine Jewel

A small, upright fruit tree prized for its tart cherries in summer. Showy white flowers in spring. Estimated to grow 12 feet tall with a spread of 7 feet.

Multiple bright red cherries on a branch.
Photo credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Compact Stella

Suited for small gardens due to their small stature. Self-fertile. White blossoms in spring give way to deep red cherries. Resists cracking and is moderately disease resistant. Grows to about 12 to 15 feet in height and spread.

Cherries.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder & Minter Country Garden

Aurora 

Aurora is a cross between Cornus florida and Cornus kousa. Grows 14 to 18 feet with beautiful white petal-like bracts. Dark green leaves turn to shades of purple in the fall.

Green dogwood flowers.

Rutgan Stellar’s Pink

Blossoms beautiful pink flowers and foliage that turns to a reddish purple in the fall. Grows to a height and spread of 18 to 25 feet.

Pink dogwood flowers.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Satomi  

Featuring red bracts, this dogwood forms a nice tree to 20 feet high and wide. Nice fall colour as the leaves turn a deep purple-red. Hard to overuse this handsome plant.

Pink dogwood flowers.
Photo & info credit: Reimer's Nursery

Venus

A fabulous hybrid covered with huge white blooms in spring, and foliage that changes to a rich red in the fall. Vigorous grower with an erect habit and slightly pendulous branches makes it a great choice for a front yard accent tree. Grows to a height and spread of 20 feet.

White dogwood flowers.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Magnolia Butterflies

Phil Savage’s most notable hybrid is patented ‘Butterflies’. Considered to be the most superior form of yellow today, this magnolia has a much deeper colour than ‘Elizabeth’ and is quite cold-hardy. Neat growing, upright tree with intermediate-sized flowers will soon become one of the most popular magnolia hybrids. Reaches 20 feet.

Yellow magnolia flowers.
Photo & info credit: Reimer's Nursery

Magnolia Kobus

Small to medium deciduous tree native to Japan. Known for being a multi-stemmed magnolia with a broad, rounded shape. Leaves are large (7–20 cm long), dark-green, pointed at both ends and obovate (like an upside-down teardrop). Brown spots cover twigs. Mature bark is grey-brown. Mature height to 30 feet.

White magnolia flower.
Photo & info credit: Reimer's Nursery

Japanese Maple 'Bloodgood'  

Possibly the most popular of all feature trees for the home landscape, with rich burgundy-purple, palm-shaped foliage all season long and a very artistic spreading growth habit. Put it in the front yard and give it lots of room to grow. Grows to a height and spread of about 20 feet.

Red maple tree.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Paperbark Maple—Acer griseum

Small deciduous flowering tree native to China. Leaves are opposite, serrated and have a distinct colour difference between the bluish-green top and pale green underside. Leaves have three separate leaflets on a small stalk. Known for its peeling, cinnamon-brown or copper, paper-thin bark. Branches grow upright. A slow grower with a height and spread of 20 to 30 feet and 15 to 25 feet, respectively. This tree grows more slowly than many maples and may take 20 years to reach full height.

Green maple tree.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Gingko ‘Saratoga’

Eventually reaching 40 feet, with a distinct central leader and rounded outline, this long-lived tree has unique lobed leaves that progress from green to yellow in fall. Expect a fabulous display of colour.

Gingko tree.

Katsura—Cercidiphylum japonicum

Large deciduous tree native to China and Japan. Leaves are mostly round to heart-shaped, opposite and about 5 to 10 cm long with scalloped edges. Bark is brown to grey-brown. Young bark is smooth, while mature bark is shaggy and furrowed. Branches are very fine and delicate.

Katsura tree.

Sourwood—Oxydendrum arboretum   

Medium-sized, growing to 30 feet. An uncommon yet very ornamental small accent tree with something for all seasons; drooping panicles of urn-shaped flowers in late spring followed by similar seeds, brilliant red fall colour.

Red sourwood tree.
 Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Stewartia pseudocamellia 

This tree makes a great accent with beautiful white flowers in mid-summer, bright red leaves in the fall and showy bark in the winter. It is a rather sensitive plant, needing high quality soil and shelter from wind. Height 40 feet with a spread of 30 feet.

Orange stewartia tree.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Tulip Tree—Liriodendron Little Volunteer

Large deciduous tree native to eastern United States. Tulip-shaped leaves have a flat base and two ear-like tips. Leaves are light green featuring streaks of orange, 7 to 15 cm long and alternate. Young bark is light ashy-grey with very shallow, longitudinal, whitish furrows. Mature bark becomes very thick, having deep interlacing furrows and narrow rounded ridges. A good choice for a smaller landscape. Grows to a height of 20 to 35 feet and a spread of 12 to 20 feet.

Tulip tree leaves.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Persian Spire  

‘Persian Spire’ is columnar and upright. Enjoy exfoliating grey bark and a flush of beautiful leaf colour ranging from yellows, oranges and red. Works well in a tight space.

Parrotia tree.
Photo credit: jfschmidt.com

Vanessa

Slow-growing narrow, upright tree with a dramatic mix of autumn colors: golden yellow, orange pink, and scarlet. Exfoliating grey bark reveals white patches underneath—very showy in winter. Dense clusters of tiny flowers with bright red stamens appear early spring before the leaves emerge. Wavy oval leaves unfurl reddish purple then mature to a lustrous dark green. Drought tolerant and adaptable to different soils. Grows to 25 feet by 15 feet at maturity.

Parrotia tree.
Photo & info credit: Reimer's Nursery

All Star

An excellent fruit tree, bearing large, firm, dark red fruit with hints of gold and yellow flesh. The fruit have a tangy taste. Showy pink flowers in early spring, on a naturally compact habit. Susceptible to late-spring freezes and disease, and needs full sun and well-drained soil. Grows to a height and spread of approximately 15 feet.

One red peach.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Cresthaven

A fruit tree bearing reddish-yellow peaches in mid-summer with a juicy texture and sweet taste. Showy pink flowers in spring and a low, spreading habit. Susceptible to late-spring freezes and disease, and needs full sun and well-drained soil. Grows to a height and spread of approximately 25 feet.

A few peaches.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Red Globe

Large yellow-skinned fruit with a red flush. Fruit has a fantastic flavour with a slightly firmer skin and ripens in early to mid-September. Grows to a height and spread of about 20 feet.

Peaches on a branch.
Photo & info credit: Art’s Nursery & NetPS Plant Finder

Bartlett

One of the most commercially popular pears producing excellent quality yellow-green fruit in early-fall; very showy white flowers in spring and an upright oval habit. Very ornamental but fallen fruit can be messy and can be susceptible to fireblight. A very large tree that grows up to 45 feet tall and spreads 30 feet. Common uses include cooking, baking, juice-making, canning and eating fresh. Self-pollinating but will produce more if cross-pollinated.

Two green pears on a branch.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder & Minter Country Gardens

Golden Spice

This home orchard tree features showy white flowers in spring, good fall colour and consistent oval shape. Small, firm yellow fruit is of reasonable quality, and best for canning. Fallen fruit can be messy, but self-pollinating and very resistant to fireblight. Common uses include cooking, baking, canning and eating fresh.

A tree in front of a home.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder & Biringer Nursery

Summer Crisp

One of the hardiest pears with clouds of showy white flowers in spring, good fall colour and a consistent oval form. Small firm greenish-red fruit of reasonable quality with good flavour. Fallen fruit can be messy, but self-pollinating and resistant to fireblight. At its largest height, the tree will be 25 feet tall and have a 20 feet spread. Common uses include cooking, baking, preserves, canning and eating fresh.

A few red pears on a tree.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Ure

Hardy pear tree with small, firm yellowish green fruit, best for canning. Pears have a sweet taste and a crisp texture. White flowers in spring and good fall colour. Grows to be about 25 feet tall with a spread of 25 feet.

A green pear.
Photo & info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

All the varieties below will produce red plums. 

Two red plums on a branch.
Photo credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Brookred

Medium-sized, with pink-red skin and golden flesh. Great flavour, balance of sweet and tart.

Pembina

A popular hardy fruit tree with showy fragrant white flowers in spring and juicy dark red fruit in late-summer. It needs full sun, well-drained soil and a pollinator. The fruit is red and has a yellow flesh, which is ready to be picked at the end of summer. They are commonly used for eating, preserves and cooking. Grows to a height and spread of about 20 feet.

Info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Toka

A hardy fruit tree with showy fragrant white flowers in spring followed by tangy deep red fruit in late summer. It is great for fresh eating, baking, juice making and preserves. It needs full sun, well-drained soil and is a good pollinator for other plum varieties. Grows to a height and spread of about 20 feet.

Waneta

An appealing fruit tree with showy fragrant white flowers in spring and tasty red fruit. An upright tree that is quite compact and ornamental; needs full sun, well-drained soil and a pollinator. The fruits have a sweet taste and a firm texture. They are commonly used for cooking, baking, preserves and eating fresh. Grows to a height and spread of about 15 feet.

Info credit: NetPS Plant Finder

Tree Care

Learn more from the International Society of Arboriculture on planting a tree in your backyard and remember to water your trees regularly to keep them growing and healthy. 

Questions

For help placing your order, call 604-501-5050. 

For general inquiries, cancellations and refunds, email stewardship@surrey.ca. Include your order number if you have one.