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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- As per the US Department of Agriculture, the Oakleaf Hydrangea is hardy to zones 3-9.
Bloom Season- The Oakleaf Hydrangea has a magnificent bloom season. The first bloom is in spring but will continue to flower throughout the summer and even holds onto flowers into winter in some locations.
Bloom Color- Flowers bloom a stunning natural white that fits in all landscapes.
Height at Maturity- At maturity, the Oakleaf Hydrangea is 4 to 6 feet high and spreads to be about 4 to 6 feet. Its leaves grow to be about 8 to 12 inches long.
Soil Type Preferred- Oakleaf Hydrangeas prefers rich, moist soil. They do best when soil is well-draining and do not take to sog. Soggy soil will create root rot quickly for this type of hydrangea. Oakleaf Hydrangeas thrive in even drier soils and take preference to slightly acidic soil.
Sun or Shade- This plant grows well in both sun or shade, but does prefer at least 4 hours of sunlight daily.
Oakleaf Hydrangea grows wild in woodlands from North Carolina down to Florida and across to Tennessee and Louisiana.
Among all the different hydrangea varieties, the Oakleaf Hydrangea is identifiable because of its large leaves that look just like an Oak Tree. Its leaves feel soft and fuzzy when young. It is a white blooming, deciduous shrub that blooms best in areas that have hot summers and can survive in dry locations.
Oakleaf Hydrangea is known to perform all year long in different seasons.
When planted in a sunny area, the Oakleaf Hydrangea leaves will turn red, orange, or yellow during the fall season. With its characteristic cone-shaped flowers, this lovely plant accents any garden bringing texture and visual appeal.