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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|
Willow Oak Seedlings
Hardy Planting Zone: 3-9
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Green
Height at Maturity: 65-100’
Soil Type Preferred: Acidic, well-drained soil (but will also thrive in areas with poor drainage)
Sun or Shade: Full Sun
The willow oak (Quercus phellos) is a deciduous tree that is native to the northern and eastern United States.
This region spans from the Long Island sound (the southernmost portion) the northernmost point, as far south as northern Florida, west to Midwestern states such as Illinois, Oklahoma, and the easternmost point of Texas and east to the Atlantic Ocean. These trees can be found along the coastlines or near bodies of water and even thrive in areas with poor drainage.
During the spring, their foliage features an electric light green which shifts to a brownish-yellow color during the fall season. The tree produces fruit in the form of acorns right around the age of 15 (earlier than most oak species). Squirrels and other similar wildlife feed on the acorns produced by this tree.
Their quick growth rate (about 2 feet per year after maturity) and the lumber they produce make them a popular choice for logging.
The leaves it produces are easy to pick up and easy to mow, which helps concerning its upkeep.
The willow oak’s overall shape, size, and color throughout the year make it a fine addition to any landscape. It starts with a cone-esque shape when young and rounds out as it reaches maturity. It’s overall shape and color make it a fine choice to brighten up any landscape throughout the year. It produces acorns which attract various wildlife, and its wood has many uses from logging to decor.