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Woodland and Heritage trees

Supporters can choose between sponsoring a woodland area or an individual tree at Kew Gardens or at Wakehurst.

Woodland areas at Kew include the Woodland Glade, while at Wakehurst you can choose to sponsor Bethlehem Wood, home of the National Birch Collection. Dedicate a woodland area for £1,000 and help preserve these magnificent areas for generations to come.

Dedicating an individual tree at Kew or Wakehurst is a unique way to celebrate the life of someone special. Your dedicated tree will be recorded on the Arboretum database, which holds the curatorial information and unique accession number of every tree grown in the gardens. Individual trees start at £5,000.

For further information, call Jill Taylor on 020 8332 3248 during office hours or email

Kew Gardens

Quercus palustris
Sponsoring an individual tree is a unique way to remember a special anniversary, celebrate a family event or commemorate the life of a loved one. Our range of trees start at £5,000, with some newly planted trees on the...
Redwood Grove at Kew Gardens
A mix of coastal redwood (Sequoia sempervirens), introduced to Britain in 1843, and giant redwood (Sequoiadendron giganteum), introduced a decade later, were planted in the Gardens at Kew around the 1860s. About...
Woodland Glade at Kew Gardens
In this part of Kew's Arboretum, oak, hornbeam and beech trees provide shade and protection for young maples. The underplanted shrubs, including rhododendrons, camellias, magnolias and choice plants like Calycanthus...


Bluebells in Bethlehem Wood at Wakehurst in spring
The birches in Bethlehem Wood range from Britain’s common white-trunked silver birch (Betula pendula) through to species from China and North America. In early spring the ground is coloured yellow with primroses, then...
Coates Wood at Wakehurst Place
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