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Buchanan's Tribute Tree Program

Our tree program allows families to honor loved ones in a unique and lasting way.

By planting a Memorial or Special Event Tree you will be giving special honor to a loved one as well as enhancing the beauty of Buchanan, Michigan.

Buchanan's Oakridge Cemetery Sexton and Maintenance Manager will provide information for proper tree selection and available planting sites to ensure that your memorial/special event tree will continue to thrive for many years to come.

Trees will be planted in the Spring and Fall.

Approximate Tree Size: 2.5 inches in diameter and 6.5 - 7 feet tall.

Depending upon availability, tree selections include, but are not limited to the following varieties:

  • Akebono Cherry
  • Bejing Gold Lilac
  • Canada Red Select Choke Cherry
  • Chanticleer Pear
  • Chinese Dogwood
  • Constellation Dogwood
  • Ivory Silk Lilac
  • Jack Ornamental Pear
  • Purple Prince Crabapple
  • Red Bud
  • Sugar Tyme Crabapple
  • Thorn-less Hawthorn


Pricing: $170 per tree - includes planting of the tree, personal certificate (view a sample certificate), and placement in our registry.

Order forms are available at Oakridge Cemetery or City Hall. You may also download an Order form here.

For more details or questions call:
     Richard Martin, Chair, Buchanan Tree Friends 269.87639578 or
     City Hall - Brenda Hess, Clerk: 269.695.3844 x17

Email: buchanantreefriends@gmail.com