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Sourwood Tree Seedlings

Minimum Purchase:
250 units
$0.69
Bloom Color
White,
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Ships
November 1st Through April 15th
Exposure
Full Sun,
Usage
Fastest Growing Trees,

See below for examples of how your plants will look upon receipt.

bareroot types

In the spring, plants will green up and bloom. See this page for further information on planting your bareroot plants.

See below for examples of how your plants will look upon receipt.

bareroot types

In the spring, plants will green up and bloom. See this page for further information on planting your bareroot plants.

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Reviews (4)

  • 5
    Sourwood tree

    Posted by Teri Myers on 26th Aug 2019

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

  • 5
    Sourwood tree

    Posted by Lurch Davis on 22nd Aug 2019

    these are so pretty

  • 4
    the trees were great

    Posted by Thomas Norbeck on 26th Mar 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
    Sourwoods

    Posted by giovanni ventura on 31st Jan 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!

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Shipping Information

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.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April

Sourwood Tree Seedlings - Oxydendrum Arboreum.

Sourwood Tree Seedlings, also known as Sorrel Tree, is found throughout the eastern United States but is particularly abundant in the Appalachian region of the southeastern United States. The name “Sourwood” is a reference to the sour taste of the tree’s leaves. It is an ornamental shade tree that. New growth on Sourwood Tree Seedlings appears yellow-green and darkens to a reddish-brown color. Sourwood Tree Seedlings is not affected by any significant diseases or pests. In optimal conditions, Sourwood Tree Seedlings can live for one to two hundred years. Sourwood Tree Seedlings typically grows at a rate of twelve to twenty-four inches a year. Once established, Sourwood Tree Seedlings can tolerate brief periods of drought but favors consistent moisture and slightly acidic, well-drained soil. The Sourwood Tree Seedlings leaves are four to eight inches long. Sourwood Tree Seedlings are elliptical in shape and a deep, dark green during the summer but turn a vibrant red with minor purple and yellow in the fall. Highly prized as an ornamental tree, the showy, bell-shaped, creamy white flowers emerge in early summer, after most spring flowering plants have stopped producing flowers.

The Tree Seedlings blossoms are presented in four to ten inch, elongate clusters.

An oblong-shaped fruit follows the fragrant flowers. The pods are not typically edible but provide a nice contrast to the fall colors. The primary use of Sourwood Tree Seedlings is to produce high-quality, extra sweet honey. Bees especially enjoy the Sourwood flowers and the honey produced by bees that frequent Sourwood Tree Seedlings are highly sought after. Lumber from Sourwood Tree Seedlings has been used to make tool handles. Amazingly, Sourwood Tree Seedlings, or any similar species, is not found growing wild on other continents and is only present if cultivated. 

Sourwood Tree Seedlings grow 30 feet in height and 20 feet in spread.

Sourwood Tree Seedlings

 

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