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Urban Forestry
Arborist's Office
206-684-TREE (8733)
Street Tree Planting Procedures
Permit Application to Plant a Tree
Tree Service Companies With An Annual Permit
Tree Pruning Guide
Tree Pruning / Removal Permit Request
Landscape Architecture
Seasonal Tree Care
Utility/Tree Inspections
Heritage Tree Program
Heritage Tree Tour
Heritage Tree Program Nomination Form
Seattle Tree Inventory
Landscape Architecture & Natural Systems
Urban Forestry Class and Resources
A City Among the Trees

Take the Heritage Tree Tour!

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These documents are available in PDF format.
Click a link to see the information about that tree.

See all the Heritage Trees in one document (Large PDF)


Japanese Umbrella Pine
Japanese Maple
Red Oak
Black Walnut
Blue Atlas Cedar
Coast Redwood
Copper Beech
Douglas Fir
Bigleaf Maple
Giant Sequoia
Chinese Scholar or Japanese Pagoda Tree
Giant Sequoia / Sierra Redwood
Western Crabapple, Montezuma Pine, Katsura
Golden Weeping Willow
Purple Beech
Tulip Tree / Yellow Poplar
Ponderosa (Yellow) Pine, Giant Sequoia/Sierra Redwood
Black Walnut
European White Elm
Pacific Madrona*
Canyon Live Oak*


* Heritage trees that are now gone but are not forgotten.

Download the entire Heritage Tree Tour list (PDF - updated 6/3/08)

Category definitions

Specimen: A tree of exceptional size, form, or rarity.

Historic: A tree recognized by virtue of its age, its association with or contribution to a historic structure or district, or its association with a noted person or historic event.

Landmark: Trees that are landmarks of a community.

Collection: Trees in a notable grove, avenue, or other planting.

Please do not go on private property to view trees without the owners permission.

SDOT Urban Forestry Arborist's Office
700 Fifth Avenue
P.O. Box 34996
Seattle, WA 98124-4996

206-684-8733

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