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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|
Sweet Gum Tree Seedlings
Hardy Planting Zone: 3-9
Bloom Color: Colors ranging from Red, Yellow, Purple in the fall
Height at Maturity: 60-75’ (can grow as high as 150’ in the wild)
Soil Type Preferred: Various (thrives in loamy, acidic, moist, well-drained, sandy, wet, and clay soils)
Sun or Shade: Full Sun or Shade
American Sweetgum tree(Liquidambar styraciflua) also known as American Storax, satin-walnut and star-leaved gum.
Among other names is a tree that is native to a large part of North America stretching down to extreme northern central America. It thrives in warm-temperate and tropical regions such as Mexico and the Southern United States.
The tree features a symmetrical, egg-like shape when its branches get too heavy during its first couple of years of cultivation.
It produces round-shaped fruit that carries its seeds and that remain on the tree until the winter months.
The branches have a distinctive growth which has made people remark upon it as “wing-like” in appearance. In the wild, the trees have been observed to grow as high as 150’. The tree lives for quite a long time, ranging up to 400 years in age.
Its leaves turn red-yellow-purple in the fall, which offers a vibrant splash of color to your property, lawn, or landscape. It’s also a great shade tree and is one of the most popular choices for commercial hardwood lumber in the United States as well. It also attracts a range of wildlife such as a variety of birds (among them being finches, turkeys, and morning doves just to name a few) and ground animals such as chipmunks and squirrels who like to feast on the fruits and seeds produced by the sweetgum tree. In the right conditions, the sweetgum tree can grow between 1-2 feet per year.
It can thrive in a variety of soils, requires very little upkeep, and has a range of vibrant and beautiful colors to add to your landscape. It attracts a range of wildlife, making it not only a great choice for your landscape, but has tangible environmental benefits as well.
Sweet Gum Tree Seedlings are For Sale at Garden Plant Nursery with Fast Shipping and Low Prices