Very pleased with the trees. All 25 had large roots and the trees had many branches and buds. I planted them immediately and I am expecting good results given the quality. I will be a return customer.
I love this tree and is aroma! Definitely first pick for me!
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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
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 provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
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Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We guarantee your plants to be in excellent condition and arrive alive. If you have any problems with your order, please contact us via email (do not call us, email us with pictures) and state the problem and photos of the problem along with your order # to firstname.lastname@example.org within 24 hours of order receival. No exceptions to this warranty so please, if you have any problems, we must receive an email within 24 hours of delivery.
Sassafras Tree is Hardy Zones 4-9
The American species is Sassafras albidum. The tree is easily recognized by its three leaf shapes: oval, one and two-lobed. The leaves and bark have a distinctive sweet aroma and flavor; The leaves turn from green to bright orange-pink, yellow-red and scarlet-purple in autumn; The leaves are mucilaginous; The root bark used for tea. The leaves and root bark used medicinally; used for fever, rheumatism, gout and eye irritation, among other things. No part of the tree is approved for use in the United States because the active constituent, safrole, found to be carcinogenic. American sassafras trees grow up to 60 feet tall. The bark is reddish-brown or orange-brown; The trees produce yellow blooms in the spring; Sassafras will grow in well-drained loam, clay and sandy soils. Acidity is not a problem if well-drained. The tree lives an average of 100 years and can live up to 500 years.
Sassafras tree grow well in Well Drained Loam, Clay and Sandy Soils
The height of the tree can range from thirty to one hundred and fifty feet tall and can grow up to four feet per year. This tree is native to eastern North America as well as East Asia and found in fields, roadsides, and woodlands. As a young tree, it has a greenish bark, as it ages the bark will turn to a reddish-brown color. A Sassafras averages one hundred years of life. It has a distinct oval-shaped three-leaf pattern and will produce greenish-yellow flowers once the leaves unfold between March and April. Depending on rainfall, the tree will lose all of its leaves for a period during the year. In the fall, the leaves can change to many different colors, including pink, red, and purple. It can grow in many types of soil, including dry and sandy varieties. The best spot for the tree to grow is in well-draining and acidic soil. The suitable hardiness for this Sassafras tree is in zones four through nine.