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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.
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 receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.
Box Elder live stakes offer shade and aesthetic appeal to your yard and thrive well in both shade and sun.
The trees are stately and immediately add curb appeal to your property. This tree grows best in hardiness zones 3-7, multiplies and is tolerant of drought. Box Elder blooms in the beginning and middle of spring, usually in March or April. The tree features bright yellowish-green flowers that contrast nicely with the Kelly green leaves of the plant. The flowers grow in bunches along the stem of the box elder. While they can tolerate several soil conditions, neutral, well-drained soil is best.
Box Elder live stakes are one of the most popular landscape choices in the maple family. It is the most widely distributed maple tree in North America because it thrives in various types of weather. The tree is found in New York City, central Florida, and other metropolitan areas in the U.S. You can also find the tree in the Great Plains region of the United States since the plant thrives in extremely cold and dry conditions. The tree is a staple in Canadian landscapes as well. Box Elder also does particularly well in areas that get lots of rain and flooding. After a flood, the trees can thrive for up to 30 days in extremely wet soil.
Box Elder attracts several types of birds, making the trees, and your garden space, even more elegant.
The trees mature quickly and can grow up to 80 feet tall. The tree is a unique type of maple; its branches stay green throughout the tree's lifespan and are generally covered with bark. Box elders go nicely with other maples like the Scarlet Red and Silver and grow sufficiently with the Silky Dogwood and River Birch to create a stunning landscape.