Sourwood Tree Seedlings

Sourwood Tree Seedlings

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Planting Zones 4-9
November Through April
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Sourwood Tree Seedlings


Sourwood Tree Seedlings: Oxydendrum arboreum, the North American native sourwood tree, is a deciduous species from the hardwood forests of the southeastern United States.


The sourwood tree is a more petite species, reaching a fully mature height of twenty to thirty feet. TN Nursery suggests sourwood tree seedlings for customers who need a tree that will be handsome but without overpowering the entire space.


Some gardeners call the sourwood tree sorrel tree or lily-of-they-valley tree. Same tree, different nicknames.


How to Use Your Sourwood Tree Seedlings in Your Landscape


TN Nursery customers love our sourwood tree seedlings for their versatile applications. Here are a few ways they use them:


  •      Attract butterflies and bees to your garden: Sourwood tree seedlings will evolve into beautiful trees attracting bees, butterflies, and other flying insects that spread pollen.
  •      Landscaping in urban and suburban settings: Sourwood trees can add lovely green foliage in urban or suburban environments. Their small mature size is ideal for tight locations.
  •      Ideal for apiaries: Beekeepers love planting sourwood tree seedlings because the tree's nectar gives their honeybees the base for rich, delicious honey.


Sourwood Tree Seedlings Will Mature Into a Beautiful Specimen


Your sourwood tree seedlings will grow into a handsome tree. The trunk will be proportionate to its petite height, measuring under twelve inches. It will have an attractive dark gray bark with an interesting scaled texture.


Its leaves will form a well-rounded crown and have dark green glossy leaves. The leaves will have serrated margins and be an elliptical shape. In the fall, you can expect a lovely showing of scarlet, burgundy, or purple. The oils inside the leaves taste and smell sour, giving the tree its common name.


Sourwood tree flowers are bell-shaped and a lovely cream color. They appear similar to beloved lily of the valley flowers, providing the additional nickname, lily of the valley tree. The graceful little flowers swoop from the stem and have a wonderful scent. They bloom during mid-summer.


Order Your Sourwood Tree Seedlings From TN Nursery Today


Sourwood tree seedlings are perfect in almost every landscape--order yours from TN Nursery today.


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  • 5
    Sourwood tree seedlings

    Posted by Ray on Apr 22, 2022

    Great little trees with nice fat roots, seemed ready to give life a go. Count was good, I think it was about 12 in an order of 10. Thank you.

  • 4
    sourwood seedlings

    Posted by alan markell on Feb 03, 2022

    strong, heavily rooted seedlings Delivered in January, but they write they will deliver in March or April.

  • 5
    Beautiful Healthy Trees

    Posted by Lovely Arp on Dec 09, 2020

    this is a great product. All mine are doing exceptionally well. Shipped fast packed well I'm in love with my trees I've ordered.

  • 5
    Sourwood tree

    Posted by Teri Myers on Aug 26, 2019

    Looks great in my yard! Very pleased with this plant.

  • 5
    Sourwood tree

    Posted by Lurch Davis on Aug 22, 2019

    these are so pretty

  • 4
    the trees were great

    Posted by Thomas Norbeck on Mar 26, 2017

    the trees were great ,they looked like they will grow niceley. The only problem that i could see is that the USPS takes a long time to deliver the trees , I received the trees on 3/24/2017, over a week after being shipped, maybe the other carriers would be faster. Thanks

  • 4

    Posted by giovanni ventura on Jan 31, 2017

    I was happy to get my sourwood trees but they were not fixed to the interior of the shipping box so most of the tips were broken.but happy to get them nonetheless!

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