Duraplate Tree Grate

duraplate tree grate infographic Duraplate II Tree grates are the top tree grates landscape architects, engineers, arborist, designers and planners specify when planting trees in their projects. These high class tree grilles provide ultimate flexibility to create innovative landscapes. Citygreen create this through the use of CNC programmed laser technology for cutting decorative and functional designs into the surface of the tree grate.

Heel safe apertures in constrained or free flowing designs may be featured into the Duraplate II surface plate to provide a distinctive finish for a contemporary streetscape project. Coupled with the large range of standard and custom patterns available is the opportunity to feature different metals in the design, such as Corten (rusty) steel, stainless steel, and mild steel.

Citygreen’s distinctive tree grates are engineered to meet or surpass the required load standards, and also integrate with other treepit components including tree guards, deep watering and aeration, root management and structural soil cells.

Benefits include:

  • Total design flexibility
  • Six standard patterns (plus custom design service)
  • Choice of four metals
  • Durable Baked Enamel finish in full color spectrum
  • Safe for areas of highest pedestrian usage
  • High load capacity
  • Integrated watering inlets (optional)
  • Arborsystem approved



An eye-catching pattern of radiating concentric curved lines with plenty of heel-safe openings for air movement & water inlets.

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“Great customer service, quick response times and a very in depth QA system with constant support.”

- Laura Wiesenekker, Project Engineer, Densford Civil -

“Citygreen is a very professional  business, and I found everything was great in terms of deliveries, product supply and information. It was all forthcoming and helped us to complete the project.”

- Keith Burns, Architect/Designer, Keith Burns Architect -

“Citygreen offered training and invaluable technical assistance during the works.”

- James Callan, Estimating Manager, Complex Co Pty Ltd -

“Our experience, in working with a Citygreen Design Studio was second to none. We found responses from the design studio to be very timely, and technically thorough. We went backwards and forwards a number of times, looking at different iterations of the design and, nothing was too much trouble to examine and explore different possibilities. I would highly recommend the Citygreen Design Studio to any future client considering using your services.”

- Sandra Smith, Principal Landscape Architect, City Of Monash -

“We are big on compliance on all projects, and the fact that their SmartCertify cloud platform covers all bases, and supports their 20 year warranties, is critical – especially that these pits are being installed under roadways and footpaths.”

- Johny Purkaystha, Civil Program Engineer, Central Coast Council -

"I reviewed all the previous projects that we have installed in the past couple years using your product and I can happily report back that we have 0% mortality in the soil cells, which is incredible!"

- Brendan Wilton, CEO, Trim Landscaping, Bedford, Canada -