Persons or organizations may honor or memorialize an individual by having a tree or flowering shrub planted at the Arboretum on their behalf. Your tax deductible $500 gift to the Arboretum will be memorialized in the Arboretum’s records and be acknowledged on a plaque to be permanently displayed in the Viles Visitor Center.
Complete the form below to process your request.
Once your request is received, Arboretum staff will select, purchase and transport the plant. Trees, shrubs or other plants will be planted in an area that is appropriate for the species and variety selected, and in accordance with the Arboretum’s land management plan and plant acquisition policy.
Planting will generally take place in May and June, or in September or October, when conditions are most favorable for survival. You can elect to be notified when the tree has been planted.
The Arboretum cannot guarantee the survival of any individual tree, shrub or plant over the long-term. If a memorial plant dies within three years of being planted, it will be replaced once at no cost to the donor.