The Hope Tree

Named after John Hope, Regius Keeper at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (1761 to 1786), The Hope Tree is a beautiful installation of a tree which is situated in the magnificent John Hope Gateway in the Edinburgh Garden. The Tree provides a unique and lasting opportunity to commemorate the life of a loved one, or celebrate a significant event by choosing a leaf to be engraved with a message or commemoration of your choice. There is the option of a Gold, Silver or Bronze leaf, and the costs of each are detailed below. Your leaf will remain on public display within the John Hope Gateway in perpetuity.

Online Commemorative Book

Whether you buy a Gold, Silver or Bronze leaf, you’ll be invited to create a free entry in our Commemorative Book. This interactive book allows you to upload photos, add your own personal dedication and invite friends and family, from anywhere in the world, to add their own unique message.

Gift  CertificateExample gift certificate (click to enlarge)Certificate

In recognition of your purchase of a leaf, you will also receive a Gift certificate, recording the name of the recipient and acknowledging your personal support.

The costs for the different leaves are:

  • Bronze: £1,000 inc VAT
  • Silver: £2,500 inc VAT
  • Gold: £5,000 inc VAT

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)