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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.
|Ships November through April|
Nuttal Oak - Quercus texana
Nuttal Oak has short leaves.
It's leaves are about 5 to 6 inches long. Each leaf has about 6 to 11 lobes that are spine-tipped. Compared to other oaks, the leaves are relatively small. Whenever new growth occurs, it is usually maroon-colored. Over the course of a month, the maroon-colored growth eventually turns green as it ages. During the colder months, Nuttal Oaks drop their leaves. In November, their leaves change to a maroon and red. The accorns of Nuttal oaks are generally medium sized, with 30% to 40% of the acorns being covered by their caps. The diameter of the acorns are about 0.075 inches, and the length is about one inch. The tree is known to grow quickly, and it grows to a height of about 40 to 60 feet. It tends to take on a pyramidal shape. When it matures, it spreads out 35 to 50 feet.
Nuttal Oak is an amazing shade tree.
Nuttal Oaks are great as shade trees. People who stand under them will find that there is plenty of room. It is a great species of tree to plant in cities. It will not ruin water lines or pipes because it does not develop surface roots. The tree is great for any setting--urban, suburban or rural.
Nuttal Oaks are very tolerant of most types of soils. It can grow in soils that are wet, well-drained. acidic, alkaline, sandy and loamy. The tree is also somewhat tolerant of drought.