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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|
Hardy Planting Zone: 3-9
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Red
Height at Maturity: 8-12’
Soil Type Preferred: Various (as long as it’s well-drained)
Sun or Shade: Full Sun or Partial Shade
Sumac plants thrive in various temperate and subtropical regions scattered across the world.
They are native to many places in North America, Africa, and Asia.
They are beautiful plants that begin with large clusters of flowers in the spring, which transform into beautiful right red foliage come fall time. These bright red clusters of berries blossom in the fall and last until the winter months.
Sumac comes in a variety of types. There’s smooth sumac (Rhus glabra) and staghorn sumac (R. typhina), both of which are popular landscaping plants. They provide excellent shelter and food for wildlife such as small birds and mammals.
Sumac is a versatile plant that thrives in any well-drained soil.
It’s bright red color (and in some cases, orange or yellow depending on the plant sub-type) make it a popular choice for gardeners and landscapers. It’s a bright, beautiful array of colors that make it a valuable addition to any group of landscaping plants. Sumac plants grow more than 8-12 feet at maturity (sometimes growing as long as 15 feet).
Among the uses of the fruit from sumac trees are beverages and spices. Sumac can also be used for dyes and at one point, sumac was used for medicinal purposes as well.
Sumac plants are known for their beautiful colors, their useful fruits, and their hospitality to wildlife. These factors combine to make it a popular choice among landscapers and gardeners and add a wonderful splash of color to an existing landscape color palette. If you’re interested in a plant that puts on a beautiful show year-round, look no further than the sumac plant.