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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- Sassafras trees are best suited to be grown in USDA growing zones 3 through 9 (from as far north as Minnesota to most of Florida)
Bloom Season - Sassafras trees bloom in the spring (March, April, & May)
Bloom Color -During their bloom season, Sassafras flowers will appear in 2-inch clusters of yellow or green flowers
Height at Maturity - Sassafras trees grow to be anywhere between 30 & 60 feet tall at maturity, with a branch spread of 25 to 40 feet and a trunk diameter of 6 to 8 inches
Soil Type Preferred- Sassafras trees grow in acidic soils, sands, clays, and loams with a pH under 7.0, with the optimal range being between 6.0 & 7.0. They are intolerant of poorly drained soils and are native to areas along fence rows, on dry ridges, and upper slopes.
Sun or Shade - Despite being able to grow almost anywhere in the United States and Canada, Sassafras trees grow best in areas with partial sun to partial shade.
Sassafras are deciduous trees that are native to eastern North America and Asia.
Known worldwide for their aromatic and many medicinal properties, they are grown from places as far north as Canada, as far south as Florida, and as far east as Taiwan. Historically, oil extracted from their root bark and twigs has ++been used to add flavor or scent to many products including root beer, candy, perfumes, and soaps.
They grow at somewhat of a faster rate than most trees and can add between 1 & 2 feet per year
Their growth is stopping somewhere between 30 & 60 feet. Once they reach maturity, their branches will spread to between 25 & 40 feet wide, displaying the tree’s mitten-shaped leaves that come in colors like yellow, orange, green, red, and brown.
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