Get Your Free Trees in Greenville, SC (2024)

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Did you know you can get free trees in Greenville, SC to plant in your yard? Is your yard lacking trees? Or is your energy bill a little higher than you’d like? Did you know that by planting trees, you can help reduce energy costs while improving air and water quality AND reducing air pollution? You can reduce energy consumption by up to 20% per year just by planting the right tree in the right place. And sometimes, purchasing trees may be a little out of your budget.

Learn how you can get your hands on a free tree for your yard!

Free Trees in Greenville, SC


TreesUpstate Energy Saving Trees program, presented by Duke Energy, is gave away a whopping 3,000 free trees across 9+ locations from February – May 2024.

The goal of the program is to “emphasize conserving energy and reducing energy bills by strategically planting trees around your home”. You can reserve a tree online, or you can pick one up at one of the events (first-come, first-served). Some of the available species (while supplies last) include pawpaw, pecan, redbud, persimmon, Eastern red cedar, red maple, pignut hickory, tulip poplar, sweetbay magnolia, blackgum, overcup oak, white oak, and bald cypress.

For more information and to make an online reservation, head to Free Trees by TreeUpstate.
Preregistration is active for 2024!

Spring 2024 Tree giveaway pick-up schedule for trees

Friday, 2/23/2024 12-2 pm
Shaver Recreation Complex
698 W South 4th St, Seneca, SC 29678

Saturday, 2/24/2024 9-11 am
Anderson County Farmers Market
402 N Murray Ave, Anderson, SC 29625

Saturday, 3/9/2024 9-11 am
106 E Windsor Street, Westminster, SC 29693

Friday, 3/15/2024 12-2 pm,
Main St Walhalla, SC

Saturday, 3/16/2024 9-11 am,
26 Mill St, Inman SC 29349

Saturday, 3/23/2024 9-11 am,
World of Energy
7812 Rochester Hwy, Seneca, SC 29672

Friday, 3/29/2024 1-3 pm
Travelers Rest
125 Trailblazer Dr, Travelers Rest, SC 29690

Friday, 4/5/2024
102 Nettles Park Road, Clemson, SC 29631

Saturday, 4/6/2024 9-11am
110 Woodside Park Dr, Simpsonville, SC 29681

BMW Charity Pro-Am: Free Trees

Seeking to make their event carbon-neutral, the BWM Charity Pro-Am gave away trees in partnership with TreesUpstate at their September 2022 event. Households received up to 2 free trees. Stay tuned to see if they will do it again in 2024

BMW Charity Pro-Am Free Trees

Tell us—do you plan on picking up a free tree for yourself?

Shannon Pruitt
About the Author
Shannon moved to the Upstate after college, and other than a brief few years in Florida, has stayed. A former teacher, she is now the mom of one beautiful girl and works from home as a writer, web designer, and brand strategist. She believes tacos don't have to be reserved for Tuesdays, shamelessly listens to crime podcasts, and fuels herself on a daily cup of coffee (or two). You can find her on Instagram @shannonroyalpruitt

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