Sourwood Tree

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$19.99
Bloom Season
Not Available,
Color
Red, Yellow,
Color
Red, Yellow,
Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
Categories
Trees
Ships
November Through April
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Usage
Shade, Drought Tolerant Plants,
Usage
Shade, 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,
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Reviews (12)

  • 5
    THE COLOR IS AMAZING

    Posted by Lyla Grees on Dec 09 , 2020

    It was packed very well and shipped quickly it turned bright red in fall I love it.

  • 5
    Beautiful Healthy Trees

    Posted by Blake on Dec 09 , 2020

    They have the most vibrant colors I love mine

  • 4
    Sourwood trees

    Posted by James Roscher on Nov 24 , 2020

    Great looking when finally received. Took USPS 5 days to transport them. Got the trees planted and looking forward to seeing the leaves busting out in spring.

  • 5
    Sourwood Tree

    Posted by Arnold on Nov 24 , 2020

    Nicely packaged. Nice quality trees as described. I called and spoke with them before making the purchase and they were knowledgeable and helpful.

  • 5
    Sourwood Trees

    Posted by Vic on Nov 05 , 2020

    Received in great shape. Didn't seem to be in fully dormant state; still had green leaves. Planted quickly. Hoping for great growth next Spring.

  • 5
    Sourwood trees

    Posted by Wayne H.Hammond on Nov 05 , 2020

    Trees arrived in good shape.

  • 5
    Sourwood tree

    Posted by Peggy Simmons on Aug 26 , 2019

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

  • 5
    Sourwood tree

    Posted by Wanda Morrison on Aug 23 , 2019

    These are amazing.

  • 5
    Sourwood tree

    Posted by Velma Manley on Aug 22 , 2019

    amazing colors

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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

Sourwood tree- Oxydendron Arboreum is Summer Flower Bloomers.

Sourwood trees are beautiful trees that bring their beauty in the heat of the summer months. These trees, unlike many others, do not bloom until the heat of summer. The blooms of the tree are large and white, coming in small clusters. These little blooms are fragrant and accompany the thick green leaves. These trees turn in the fall into beacons of red, yellow, and orange, looking like living fire. These trees also produce small grey seeds that can be eaten by birds and provide a winter food source. Sourwood, also known as the sorrel tree and scientifically referred to as Oxydendrum Arboreum, is a small tree or large shrub that grows 30 to 60 feet with the trunk measured at 20 inches in diameter. In rare cases, this species can extend heights over 30 meters and a width of 60 centimeters on very productive areas. The roots are superficial, and the tree grows best inland with little to no root adversaries.

Sour Wood Trees is Well Recognized for its Nectar and the Honey Produced from it. 

 

The leaves of Sourwood trees help eliminate the feeling of dry mouth, yet should not be swallowed. The bark of Sourwood trees is gray with a hint of red. It's profoundly furrowed and scaly in texture. Small branches are mild yellow-green at first but change to a red-brown when the tree matures. The wood is also red-brown, with lighter sapwood. The forest of these trees is very heavy, robust, and close-grained. The winter buds are feathered, small, and dark red. They are partly saturated on the bark. Internal scales increase in size when spring growth starts. Leaves are oblong and wedge-form at the base. During midyear, cream-white flowers emerge in terminal panicles of secund racemes with a length of seven to eight inches. The fruit is capsule-shaped, five-valved, and edged by a persistent style, while the pedicels are showcased in a curved placement. Sourwood is suitably robust in the northern states of the country and a large ornamental tree on front lawns and parks. Its post-mature blooming makes it ideal, and its autumnal shading is exceptionally vibrant and awe-inspiring. The leaves are overly immersed with acid, and to some length, manages the poise of those of the peach trees. The leaves can also be used as a laxative. The tree is well-recognized for nectar and the honey sourced from it. The blooms are extracted for their juice, which is used to make jelly. The tree shots were used by native Americans to devise arrow shafts. Sourwood trees are predominant within eastern North America, from south of Pennsylvania to the northwest of Florida. It is commonly found in the broader areas of the Appalachian Mountains. The species is also frequently seen as a part of the oak-heath forests. A growing Sourwood tree is invulnerable to any infestation, disease, or minor cultural dilemma it encounters as long as it gets the well-excavated, acid-rich land it needs. As said earlier, the roots are shallow and quickly disturbed; hence, it is advised to plant from premature, balled-and-burlapped stock. If you plan on replanting it, the best season would be Spring. Make sure it is well watered and mulched until the base is stable. Avoid planting the tree in overly polluted mediums that could prohibit their continuous growth and development. If the tree is planted correctly and maintained, it can grow fast and very hard. Fortunately, the Sour-wood tree is elementary to take care of. Directly place it on acid-rich soil and water it every day.

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