Sourwood Tree

  • Sourwood Tree
  • Sourwood Tree

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    Sourwood Tree

    Posted by Gretchen Whitman on Jan 28, 2022

    This tree is most observable during the warmer months of the year. Bees gather around, one of its big attractions.

  • 5

    Posted by Eric Williams on Aug 29, 2019

    This is a wonderful addition to our yard. Looks great where I planted it.

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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.

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Sourwood is a Flowering, Bee Attracting Tree

The summer flowers attract bees which produce light to medium colored honey that's popular in the south. The sourwood, also known as Oxydendrum arboretum, is a medium-sized deciduous tree native to the Eastern and Southeastern United States. You can find the sourwood from the coast of Virginia to North Carolina, over into Southern Ohio and Indiana, and down to Mississippi and Louisiana

It has a slow growth rate and reaches a height of 25-30 feet, and can take 12-15 years to reach a height of just 15 feet. This tree has a rounded top and branches that droop, making it appear graceful. Robbinsville, NC, is home to the most massive known Sourwood tree with a height of 118 feet and a trunk that is 2 feet wide.

Sourwood can be grown in zones 5 to 9 and is a Fantastic Tree in Slightly Acidic Soil (pH 5.5-6.5).

While the sourwood will do well in full sun or partial shade, its flowers and fall color do best in full sun. It is sensitive to root disturbance and dry, compacted soil. The bark is a grayish-brown color that is tinged with red and features thick, scaly ridges. Its lumber is used for tool handles and at one time was used in wagon sled runners.

Sourwood has dark green, glossy leaves with an oblong shape. The sheets measure 3 to 8 inches long and taper off into a point. Native Americans once used the leaves in a variety of medicines. In early summer, the sourwood blooms with small, white bell-shaped flowers about a quarter-inch size that grows at the end of the branches. The flowers give way to clusters of small, brown fruit that look like tassels. In the fall, the leaves turn an intense shade of red, purplish-red, or sometimes yellow, making this tree a real showstopper.

Sourwood trees are lovely trees that acquire their magnificence during the mid-years warmth months.

These trees, not at all like numerous others, don't sprout until the warmth of summer. The sourwood's sprouts tree is vast and white, coming in little bunches. These tiny sprouts are fragrant and go with the dark green clears out.

Sourwood trees transform in the fall into reference points of red, yellow, and orange, looking like living flames. Likewise, these trees deliver tiny dim seeds that can be eaten by flying creatures and give a winter sustenance source. The Sourwood tree develops as high as thirty feet. However, it remains genuinely little.

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