Helpful Gardening Tips
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
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 is 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 receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
Sycamore Seedlings- Platanus occidentalis grow to be the most prominent indigenous tree in North America
The American Sycamore, otherwise known as a buttonball or buttonwood tree, is the largest indigenous tree in North America. Because of this, it requires a lot of space to grow. This tree grows best in zones 4-9 and requires full sunlight to ensure maximum growth.
These trees require clay, sandy, or loamy soils and average to wet conditions. A fast grower, the tree can grow over 2 feet each year and reach a maximum height of 75-100 feet tall. At full maturity, they can be over 80 feet in spread width. It make excellent shade trees in large yards or fields.
Sycamore Seedlings make an excellent addition to parks, river banks, wetland, and floodplain areas
These are large trees that will house a variety of wildlife, from squirrels to wild birds. Birds and other animals eat the seeds produced. The appearance of the bark is unique and multi-colored, featuring shades of green, brown, and yellow against white as the old bark sheds away.
The leaves on this tree are huge, up to ten inches wide, and feature a glossy green top and a soft, white underside. They closely resemble Maple leaves. The seeds grow in balls, hence the name buttonball tree.
These hardy trees are used in areas where the soil is hard-packed and not suitable for further growth. They also make an excellent addition to parks, river banks, wetland, and floodplain areas. The ability to survive in very wet soils makes this tree a natural for areas where other hardwoods fail.
Considered a valuable timber tree, the trunk of a mature Sycamore can measure up to ten feet in diameter. These trees are natural noise buffers and offer excellent shade while tolerant of urban and rural conditions. These trees are shipped in containers to your home for quick planting and superior plant health.