Sassafras Live Stakes


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  • 5
    Sassafras Live Stakes

    Posted by Nancy Jones on 30th Aug 2019

    This is a wonderful addition to our yard.

  • 5
    Sassafras Live Stakes

    Posted by Jason Pearson on 30th Aug 2019

    This is a wonderful addition to our yard.

  • 5
    Sassafras Live Stakes

    Posted by Cindy Hawk on 29th Aug 2019

    This is a wonderful addition to my flower garden. Looks great where I planted it.

  • 5
    Sassafras Live Stakes

    Posted by Allison Scissom on 28th Aug 2019

    This is a wonderful addition to my property. Looks great where I planted it.

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Shipping Information

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.


Sassafras Live Stakes are deciduous trees often grows naturally in the woods as well as open fields

The sassafras tree is native to North America and East Asia.  A mature sassafras tree can reach between 20 to 60 feet in height or more, and 25 to 40 feet in width. Regarding soil requirements, the sassafras tree can grow in a variety of soils. However, it grows best in acidic soil that is sandy and well-drained. The sassafras tree can grow in hardiness zones 4 to 9 and is considered resistant to drought. The growth rate is deemed to be medium to fast growing, with trees growing between 13 inches to 24 inches or more within a year. Some plants have developed over 15 feet in 4 years. Concerning lighting requirements, the sassafras tree grows best in full sun to partial shade, with at least 4 hours of direct sunlight.

Sassafras Live Stakes can survive over 1,000 years in the wild with the ideal growing environment

In the spring, the sassafras tree blooms with clusters of yellow flowers. These yellow flowers are 1 to 2 inches long and can be up to a half-inch in diameter. After a few days, the flowers are replaced by bright green leaves. At full maturity, the leaves can grow to be 3 to 7 inches long. A sassafras tree produces three types of leaves simultaneously. It produces oval-shaped leaves, three-lobed leaves, as well as mitten-shaped leaves. It should be noted that the mitten-shaped leaves can be either left or right-handed. The edges of the leaves are smooth. In the fall, the leaves turn a spectrum of colors, including yellow, orange, scarlet, and sometimes purple. It also may acquire half-inch dark blue fruit in the fall.

Sassafras Live Stakes are also known for their fragrant smell, which is similar to root beer

The full leaves form a light-blocking canopy. The bark of the Sassafras tree is green and smooth when it is young and may become more orange or brown as it ages. It’s important to note that the plant can be trained as a single trunk tree or a bushy thicket. When it is young, the sassafras tree generally has the appearance of a shrub, with a central trunk and smaller saplings surrounding it. As the plant matures, it will begin to form a defined tree shape, with one distinct trunk. The tree forms wide, with a flat top. While this odor is mild in the spring when the flowers bloom, it continues to become more prominent throughout summer.