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Sassafras Tree

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$13.99
Bloom Season
Not Available,
Color
Orange,
Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
Categories
Trees
Ships
November Through April
Usage
Shade, Fastest Growing Trees, Drought Tolerant Plants,
Usage
Shade, Fastest Growing Trees, Drought Tolerant Plants,
Usage
Shade, Fastest Growing Trees, Drought Tolerant Plants,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Exposure
Sun And Shade,
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Reviews (4)

  • 5
    Sassafras

    Posted by jim ciociola on 28th Nov 2020

    Extremely pleased with both

  • 5
    Sassafras

    Posted by jim ciociola on 28th Nov 2020

    My two saplings arrived in great shape

  • 5
    Love it

    Posted by Vincent ebarb on 17th Nov 2020

    Every so far is great

  • 5
    Sumac bushes

    Posted by Martha E Ressler on 16th Nov 2020

    Arrived in good shape. Healthy plants.

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Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April

Description

Sassafras Tree – Albidium has a Brilliant Fall Foliage Display

Sassafrass Tree A captivating, North American tree known for its brilliant display of autumn foliage and aromatic smell. Native to most of the eastern United States, Sassafras  is a fragrant addition to yards, businesses, and gardens. It's unique unlobed oval, trilobed, and bilobed leaves set it apart from other trees. Leaves are 3"–7" long, bright to medium green in summer changing to enchanting colors of yellow, deep orange, scarlet and purple in the fall.

The sassafras tree provides food and shelter for wildlife. he fruit is eaten by deer, bears, wild turkeys and a wide variety of other birds.

 Sassafrass Trees Provide Food and Shelter for Wildlife

Its summery yellow blooms are mildly fragrant, though all parts of the tree smell of citrus and root beer. The blooms are delicate and hypnotic to insects. Flower structure is of compound organization with six pale yellow translucent petals and subtle veining visible throughout; the center contains darker yellow pigment apparent within the nine stamens possessed by the male flower, and also the centered pistil of the female. 

Drought resistant, Sassafras grows well in sandy soil, prefers full sun, and does well in zones 5 through 9.

Considered a moderately easy plant to maintain, as it's natural habitat is fields, open woods, and along fences. Prefers moist, well-drained soils or sandy loam soils, but is relatively tolerant of a wide variety of soil conditions. It can be grown as a single-trunk tree or a dense, bushy thicket. It has a lot of sucker growth, so be sure to remove those if you want a single-trunk tree.

 

Though they require regular water when young to help develop a strong root system. Sassafras trees transplant poorly because of their long taproots.The sassafras compliments a naturalized garden atmosphere or habitat offering room to grow and space to thrive.

 

The Sassafras Tree is a native species to North America and is known for its bright visual display in the Fall months. The leaves for the majority of the year are bright green, but in the Fall, the leaves change to a magnificent shade of orange, yellow, and red. Sassafras Tree is a medium-sized deciduous tree with alternate leaves. These trees also produce a blue fruit that is appealing and frequently consumed by birds. 

 

 This tree is fast-growing species with up to 24 inches of growth per year. An adult Sassafras Tree is expected to be around 60 inches tall. These trees grow in a rounded shape from a single trunk. It is best if these trees placed in an area with full or partial sunlight. The soil should also be damp and well-drained. 

 

 There is little to no maintenance with Sassafras Trees. Once they have planted, you do not have to worry about watering them unless there is severe drought within your area. These trees play an essential ecological role in the survival of caterpillars as well. 

 

 The Sassafrass tree is a medium-sized tree that has ecological benefits for birds and caterpillars. Sassafras Trees are easy to maintain and require almost no work on your part to successfully grow in your landscape setting.

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