Help Make Ambler a Shade Better

Please consider planting a shade tree on your property this November.

  • September 13Form due with a payment
  • November 16  – Trees will be delivered
  • November 16 – 18  – Plant your tree
First tree $55. Additional trees $80 each

(under 30’)

  • Maackia amurensis ‘Maacnificent’ (Maacnificent Maackia) view
  • Malus ‘Royal Raindrops (Pink-flowering, purple-leafed Crabapple) view
  • Amelanchier x grandifolia ‘Autumn Brilliance’ (Autumn Brilliance Downy Serviceberry)** view

Medium (30 to 50’)

  • Acer rubrum ‘Autumn Flame’ (Autumn Flame Red Maple)** view
  • Gleditsia t.i. ‘Shademaster’ (Shademaster Honeylocust)** view
  • Quercus bicolor ‘Beacon’ (Beacon Swamp White Oak – columnar)** view

Large (over 50’)

  • Acer saccharum ‘Legacy’ (Legacy Sugar Maple)** view
  • Celtis occidentalis (Hackberry)** view
  • Metasequoia glyptostroboides (Dawn redwood) view
  • Platanus x acerifolia ‘Bloodgood’ (London Planetree) view
  • Quercus rubra (Red oak)** view
  • Ulmus americana ‘Princeton’ (Princeton American Elm)** view

** Native species or cultivars of native species


Additional Information:

  • Trees must be planted within 10 feet of the sidewalk or street
  • Planting street trees on your property helps make Ambler a walkable community
  • $55 for your first tree, $80 for any additional trees
  • Drop-off at or mail form & check at Borough Hall.
  • You will need to dig a hole for the tree or request help from the EAC
  • Call 811 dig 2 weeks prior to planting
  • You will need to water your tree 10-15 gallons in the spring and summer when there is no rain. You’ll need to do this for 2 years until the tree is established


Read and complete the form to order a tree
Make Ambler A Shade Better Request Form