Sourwood Tree

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    Posted by Grant Cates on Mar 06, 2018

    A great choice by far! It's a great choice!

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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 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.


Sourwood Tree, Oxydendrum Arboreum is a Fragrant Flowering Deciduous

Sourwood trees can grow up to a height of between 20 and 25 feet tall, though it has grown up to 60 feet in height. It has very fragrant flowers that are white, bell-shaped, and start blooming in the summer months. The tree leaves are a glossy green color and turn bright red in the fall. The tree requires total exposure to the sun and grows best in well-drained soils that are acidic and moist. It grows in planting zones 5 through 9, and the roots grow in shallow soil best when there are few other roots around. It can tolerate some shade but cannot tolerate any form of drought or pollution.

Sourwood, Oxydendrum Arboreum a Medium-Sized Grower with a Showy Fall Foliage

The Sourwood tree, also known as the Sorrel tree, is a medium-sized tree that grows from 33-66ft tall. It grows like a pyramid or narrow oval shape at a slow rate. Most of these trees can live for 100-200yrs. The pointed, oval-shaped leaves are dark green in the summer and turn red, purple, or yellow in the fall. It is usually one of the first trees to change colors in the fall. The leaves have a sour taste. Fragrant white flowers bloom from June to early July. The blooms resemble lily-of-the-valley flowers, slender, drooping one-sided flowers with seed pods that last into fall. Small wooden fruit capsules hang from the tree in winter; The branches droop toward the ground. The flowers from these trees are attractive to honey-producing bees. The tree's bark is grayish-brown, red-toned, rough, and furrowed. The Sourwood grows in slightly acidic, loamy-moist, sandy, and clay soils. It requires regular watering but can survive moderate drought; It can adapt to sun or shade. This tree grows in hardiness zones 5-9, found from Pennsylvania to Flordia. These trees are native to Eastern North America.

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