django-treebeard is a library that implements efficient tree implementations for the Django Web Framework 1.4+, written by Gustavo Picón and licensed under the Apache License 2.0.

django-treebeard is:

  • Flexible: Includes 3 different tree implementations with the same API:
    1. Adjacency List
    2. Materialized Path
    3. Nested Sets
  • Fast: Optimized non-naive tree operations
  • Easy: Uses Django Model Inheritance with abstract classes to define your own models.
  • Clean: Testable and well tested code base. Code/branch test coverage is above 96%. Tests are available in Jenkins:

You can find the documentation in