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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
Sequoyah Tree Seeds (15)
Sequoyah trees are one of the three members of the Sequoioideae subfamily of cypress trees. They are some of the most superlative trees on the planet and are referred to many people as ‘mother nature’s skyscrapers.' Sequoyah trees are some of the tallest and largest trees on the globe. They also have a long lifespan, and some of the oldest Sequoyah trees are over 3000 years old.
Mature Height and Growth Rate
Sequoyah trees are generally large and can grow to over 250 feet high over 30 feet in diameter. They also have massive branches that can grow up to 8 feet in diameter. Mature Sequoyahs do not have branches on the lower half of their trunk. They also tend to narrow gradually as they rise and form a rounded top with some of the branches sweeping downwards.
Sequoyah trees have small, scale-like leaves that are arranged in spirals and green in color. A single tree carries both the male and female cones that are necessary for reproduction.
Given the right conditions, Sequoyahs are the fastest growing conifers in the world. They can experience about 4 feet of upward growth in a year and over one inch in width growth. Sequoyah's experience continual growth until the day they die.
Sequoyah trees produce flowers that are bright yellow. The tiny blossoms appear in a solid mass, changing the Sequoyah crown's color from deep green to golden for a limited period. The cones of the tree are brownish or green in color and egg-shaped. They can grow up to two and a half inches long. They require about two and a half years to mature, and they shelter from 2-6 seeds.
Sequoyah flowers appear in the late winter, from February to March.
Hardy Zones Where Sequoyahs Grow
Sequoyah trees can do well in hardiness zones 6-8. They are, however, adaptive and can grow in most climate regions. They are incredibly hardy and resistant to wood-boring beetles and fungal rot due to the presence of tannic acids in their barks They also have thick barks, which makes them fire-resistant.
Soil Recommendations for Sequoyah Trees
Sequoyah trees can adapt well to all soil types, provided that they have adequate moisture throughout the year. However, they do best in soil that is deep and well-drained. If you are going to plant a Sequoyah tree, it is advisable to choose sandy loam soil over clay soils that are swampy or muddy. Additionally, it would be best if you went for soil with a pH range of 5.5 to 7.5.
Ensure that the Sequoyah tree is always provided with the optimum moisture, regardless of the soil type where it grows. Besides ensuring that the soil's moisture content is optimal, you can make minor amendments such as applying peat moss to the soil to aid the growth of the tree.