Home Environment and planning Conservation and sustainability Apply for a free tree Leicestershire County Council has a free tree scheme for farmers and rural landowners as part of our tree planting initiative. The scheme aims to replace trees that have been lost in rural areas of the county as a result of:storm damagedisease and declinetree and hedge removalWe supply the trees and planting materials. The landowner collects the trees and does the planting and aftercare.We prefer planting sites near to main road corridors, but will consider any site on rural land visible to the public, such as:hedgerowsfield boundariesfield cornersparkland areas The scheme doesn’t cover private gardens or the National Forest area. There are tree planting grants available from the National Forest CompanyIf you would like to apply for a free tree, please complete the application form in the free trees leaflet.Free tree leaflet and application form PDF, 340kbOpens new windowReturn your application along with a map of your proposed planting site to:Leicestershire County CouncilForestry GroupCounty HallGlenfieldLeicestershireLE3 8RE Help us improve this page Hide content Was this page helpful? Yes It was helpful, but Please select a reasonthere's a broken link it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other No Please select a reasonit didn't answer my question it's not detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other Details Email address We’ll only use this to ask for more detail if we need to.