Trade-A-Tree Options

Tree and bush replacement options

For electric customers approved for the Trade A Tree program, these options are available with your voucher. Some species listed are seasonal options and subject to availability.

The heights outlined below are when the tree/bush is fully matured. It is important that there is enough space in the area you want the tree/bush planted for it to fully mature without presenting problems. Additional blooming and plant information can be found at Missouri Botanical Garden.

Multi/Single-Amur Maple

15 to 20 feet high X 20 feet wide

Average growth rate. Full shade to full sun. Fragrant inconspicuous spring flowers. Brilliant red foliage.

Edible Apple

10 to 15 feet high X 15 feet wide

Average growth rate. Full sun. Attracts birds and fruit is edible. Different types of apple trees are available.

Crabapple

15 to 20 feet high X 15 to 20 feet wide

Average growth rate. Full sun for best flowers. Fragrant spring flowers in white or pink. A showy landscape choice. Different types of Crabapples are available.

Eastern Redbud

20 feet high X 25 feet wide

Fast growth rate. Full sun or partly shaded. Rosy pink or purple flowers appear in April. Reddish purple leaves change from dark green then to yellow. Forms a spreading, graceful crown.

Juniper bush

3 feet to 4 feet high that spreads

Average growth rate. Full sun or partly shaded. Several species in various shapes, sizes and colors. Fragrant, evergreen foliage.

Lilac bush

5 to -8 feet high, 6 to 8 feet wide

Average growth rate. Full sun or partly shaded. Fragrant summer lavender or white blooms. Branched trunk, no change of color in the fall.

Ornamental Grass

5 to 6 feet high X 2 to 3 feet wide

Fast growth rate. Partially shaded to full sun. Several species are available.

Edible Cherry

10 to 15 feet high X 15 feet wide

Medium growth rate. Full sun. White to pink flowers in the spring. Fruit in mid-to-late summer, ideal for use in pies/cobblers. These trees are usually available April-June. Some species may not be available at certain times of the year.

Magnolia bush

12 to 15 feet tall X 12 to 15 feet wide

Medium/fast growth rate. Full sun.

Serviceberry

15 to 20 feet high X 15 to 20 feet wide

Average growth rate. Partial shade to full sun. Attractive white flowers in spring. Orange, red, yellow fall color.

Smoke bush

10 to 15 feet high X 20 feet wide

Slow growth rate. Full sun. Attractive white and pink blossoms in spring and summer. Leaves stay purple through summer and fall.

Viburnum bush

6 to 10 feet high X 6 to 10 feet wide

Average growth rate. Full to partial sun. Attractive white flowers in spring. Fall color, fragrance and size are determined by species available.

Yew bush

4 to 5 feet high X 4 to 5 feet wide

Slow growth rate. Full to partial sun. Evergreen foliage grows extremely well in full day sun with plenty of room to grow.