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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.
Hardy Planting Zone- Grows best in zones 3-9.
Bloom Season - Blooms between April-May with fruit between September-October.
Bloom Color - Deep green.
Height at Maturity - 75-100 feet.
Soil Type Preferred- Prefers wet, alkaline soil.
Sun or Shade - Full sun.
Well suited for large landscapes and park areas, the sycamore tree is stunning and stately.
The most pronounced feature of the sycamore is the unique camouflage bark that peels off in large papery bits to reveal light to medium gray bark below. Older trees can be easily recognized by the whitebark at the top of the tree.
Over time, the tree becomes hollow and weak as a fungus takes over. Not harming the tree, it allows local wildlife to use the new space for winter storage for nuts and shelter.
The sycamore tree grows to a massive height and can take up quite a bit of space, making it the perfect free for open landscapes such as parks and along streams.
When planting a sycamore, it prefers wet, alkaline soil but will fare well in almost any soil. The sycamore saplings can be planted year-round, but if they've already developed the balled roots it is best to transplant during spring or fall. Sycamores are easy to care for and only need fertilization every other year, but be sure to water the young trees well. When looking for the perfect location, the sycamore will not grow well in shady areas, so find a location that gets at least six hours of sun is preferred and has ample space as the sycamore can develop multiple trunks. During the spring, the sycamore produces tiny green flowers in dense gatherings and produces hairy, round balls that enclose the seedlings for pollination. With the unique structure and colorings, the sycamore tree is a wonderful addition to any local park and landscape.