Helpful Gardening Tips
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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.
The tree of Heaven is a deciduous tree that is native to China. It was introduced to the United States in the 1800s and has since become a famous ornamental tree.
Tree of Heaven can grow up to 80 feet tall, and it has distinctive compound leaves.
The leaves of the Tree of Heaven are unique in that they have a strong odor. The leaves are also huge and can grow up to 12 inches long. They are dark green on top and light green on the bottom.
The leaves start minor in the spring but become more prominent as the summer continues. The bark is grayish-brown and smooth. The branches are often crooked, which gives the tree a messy appearance.
The flowers of the Tree of Heaven are small and yellow-green. They bloom from June to September, usually one flower per stem. Bees pollinate the flowers.
The fruit of the Tree of Heaven is a small, brownish-black drupe. It is about one inch long and has one or two seeds inside. The fruit ripens from September to November.
Animals do not usually eat the tree, but the fruit sometimes falls to the ground and is eaten by rodents or birds. The seeds are dispersed when the animals eat the fruit and then excrete them elsewhere.
The twigs of the Tree of Heaven are slender and have a reddish-brown color. They grow in clusters and have an aromatic smell.
Tree of Heaven has many uses.
Its bark can be used to make dye, its sap can be used as glue, and its wood can be used for construction projects. Additionally, this tree is often planted in cities because it is tolerant of pollution. It helps improve air quality by removing toxins from the air.
The tree can grow in various climates, but it prefers moist soil. You can purchase a seedling from a nursery or online or collect the seeds yourself and plant them. Be sure to give your tree plenty of space to grow, as it will get big.