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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.
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Oak Trees are able to Withstand Most Anything Weather Has to Offer
Oak Trees are of the Quercus family. With a lifespan much longer than humans, they are known for their durability, stability, and longevity. Not only do oak tree come in several different varieties, they also have glorious fall foliage colors. Oak trees are able to withstand most anything weather has to offer. High wind speeds, hail and heavy rain does not falter this old majestic beauty.
These trees are also perfect for adding some extra shade to the landscape and will be great for entertaining guests or for enjoying a book or a cold drink on a warm day. They are also beautiful in the fall with their colors ranging from reds to oranges and yellows that will brighten up any area. These trees are unusual because of the heights they can grow to become and also all of the bright and vivid colors they can produce in spring, summer, and especially the fall months of the year. They do need plenty of room to grow and extend their long branches so they can grow to become healthy trees for a lawn or landscape.
Oak Trees work tremendous and also bring lots of much-needed curb appeal to all homes and lawns and provides a gorgeous look when fully developed.
These trees are prevalent because they can also withstand some harsh weather conditions such as thunderstorms, windstorms and to snow and ice storms. They are robust and hardy trees. The oak tree belongs to the genus Quercus. This genus contains over 600 species of trees. Most oak tree species are deciduous and are indigenous to the Northern Hemisphere. Oaks grow in many different climates, including temperate, tropical and Mediterranean. Oak trees are large hardwood trees, usually reaching at least 70 feet in height with a trunk nine feet in diameter. Their crowns are expansive and can often overhang two to three city lots, not including the lot in which the tree is planted. A specimen planted during the reign of King John of England lived for over 800 years.
Oak Trees Offer an Abundant Amount of Shade and Provides a Gorgeous Look when Fully Developed
When you take a walk outside, you'll usually see oak trees growing as they are one of the most common types of trees in North America. They are easy to maintain and tend to grow too tall heights. They can also live for decades, some as long as 100 or more years. Since the oak tree is one that grows tall, it offers an abundant amount of shade when you're outside. The tree grows well with other types of trees and by itself.
Oak trees are known as hardwoods and named as the national tree for the country for several years. They are often used for lumber when building and offer safe havens for animals. Most oak trees grow well in all types of climates and can be seen throughout almost all growing zones. Standard zones for growing are three to nine. When oak trees planted, they are usually placed with plenty of room around them because they can get close to 80 feet tall and about 80 feet in width for older trees. The oak doesn't require a specific type of soil for growing and often thrives in areas where there are full sunlight and an average supply of water.