Queen's Green Planet tree giveaway
Our Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy trees have all gone!
In partnership with ITV and Sainsbury’s, we have run a fantastic campaign this month to help ITV viewers join the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC), a network of forest conservation initiatives across all 53 Commonwealth countries to mark Her Majesty's lifetime's service to the Commonwealth, while preserving natural habitat for future generations.
The campaign was launched on ITV’s This Morning and Good Morning Britain programmes and 10,000 lucky viewers signed up to receive a special pack of five native broadleaf trees – two silver birch, two rowan, and a hazel – to make their own contribution to the QCC. They will also receive a special commemorative booklet of information and photographs of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy project, the trees in the pack and how to nurture them.
The giveaway was hugely popular and all 10,000 packs were snapped up within minutes. That is a staggering 50,000 trees that will be planted across the UK for the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy.
It is wonderful to see that so many people wanted to join in. If your application was successful, we’ll be in touch soon. If you didn’t make the first 10,000, don’t worry – you can still plant trees:
We want to give everyone in the UK the chance to plant a tree. So we give away hundreds of thousands of trees to schools and communities. Apply for your free community tree packs now.
Whether you're looking for a burst of spring blossom or fiery autumn colour, our native tree shop sells trees for gardens of any size. Visit our native tree shop.
The tree giveaway coincides with a landmark documentary from ITV, The Queen’s Green Planet. Aired at 9pm on Monday 16 February on ITV, it features a unique conversation between the Queen and Sir David Attenborough in the gardens of Buckingham Palace, exploring the Queen’s love of trees and the ambition of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy.