Tree Planting Unity Ceremony
There are many ways to signify the unity of your marriage, but one of our favorites, here at Sitio, is a Tree Planting Unity Ceremony. Including a tree planting ceremony in your marriage has been around for centuries all over the world. This eco-friendly practice is a great way to see time pass and your relationship grow, just as your tree will.
“The symbolism behind the tree is simple and beautiful… It represents [a] relationship taking root, growing, and flourishing as [you] officially become a family.”North Carolinian blogger, Hali Schaefer, of Dammit, Hali, who planted a dogwood tree at her wedding
Tree types and their symbolic meanings:
Crabapple Tree: fertility, love, and marriage
Apple Tree: love, good health, and future happiness
Maple Tree: balance, practical magic, longevity, generosity, and intelligence.
Oak Tree: strength, morale, and knowledge
Birch Tree: rebirth, new beginnings, and growth.
Willow Tree: flexibility, fertility, and spirituality
Ash Tree: strength, mystic power, productivity, and endurance
Walnut Tree: uniqueness, discernment, and prosperity
Linden Tree: luck, protection, and love
Magnolia Tree: dignity, nobility, and prosperity
Elm Tree: unity, wisdom, and eternity.
Pine Tree: fertility, wisdom, peace, and longevity
Spruce Tree: eternal life, resilience, and strength