Adopt a Tree

Improve your city and the environment by adopting a tree

City of Marion residents can help protect old and new plants across the city by registering to Adopt a Tree.  

People who register will receive a free watering bucket and detailed tree care instructions.

Healthy street trees can provide habitat for birds, reduce storm water run off and purify the air we breathe.

Watering a tree outside your home once or twice a week will help preserve one of the city's most important natural resources.


How to register your new street tree

To register for Adopt a Tree, call the City of Marion on 8375 6600 or email


What are the benefits of street trees?

Healthy street trees can:


Tree tips

Should I use tap water?

Water is an important resource, so where possible, use non-potable (non drinking) water from the bath, shower, sink or washing mahcine rinse cycle.

How much does a tree need?

One to two buckets of water each week.

What about water restrictions?

Watering public trees is voluntary and must be conducted within water restrictions.

How can I help young trees?

How can I help older trees?




T: +61 8375 6600 | E:
245 Sturt Road, SA 5047, Australia
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