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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.
|Ships November through April|
Sycamore Tree Seedlings - Platanus Occidentalis
The Sycamore Tree Seedlings is a fast-growing, deciduous tree that will grow in zones 4-10. It needs moist, well-drained soil and full sun to grow. Reaching a height of up to 175’ tall, this impressive tree is often used as a shade tree in landscaping. The leaves are a 4”-6” oval and turn a pale yellow in the fall. The bark is marbleized in grey, brown and tan and flakes off.
Sycamore Tree, or Platanus Occidental, is a beautiful and unique looking tree.
It is not picky and can grow in a wide range of soil compositions with ease. It is a fast-growing tree and will also produce red flowers during the early spring months of the year. This tree is easy to grow, only needing space to grow and develop in the garden. Traditionally, the wood from sycamore trees are handy, often being used in the production of violins and furniture. A seedling is going to eventually grow into a tall tree, ranging from 75-100 feet at full maturity. The bark is beautiful and varies from an off-white color when it's fresh, and changes to a darker red color as it ages. The broad 5-lobed leaves are unique and aesthetically pleasing in any garden setting.
Sycamore Tree Seedlings will offer shade and environmental protection for some mammals in the garden.
Fruit will start to appear on the tree during the Fall, usually in October depending on climate. These fruits will split open to release seeds and will remain on the tree until it is cold and blustery outside, often through Winter. Interestingly enough, one tree can produce 10,000 seeds per season. Most people know these seeds as "helicopters" because of the propeller wing that forms to help the propagation and spreading process. They are often symbols of strength and eternity so that a sycamore seedling will add an element of peace and consistency to any garden.