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Plant Characteristics

Plant Type
  • Ornamental Tree
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Fragrant Flowers
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Moist
  • Average
Seasons of Interest
  • Fall
Best Usages
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
Best Characteristics
  • Fruit / Seed
  • Flower

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Sourwood is a not so common medium sized tree with excellent fall color. Makes an excellent tree for any landscape or garden. Order now, supplies are limited. You will not be billed until tree is shipped.

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Oxydendrum arboreum

Buy Sourwood Tree online. Sourwood tree is pyramidal, with a rounded top and drooping branches, with a very beautiful outline. The leaf color is rich iridescent green in spring becoming lustrous dark green in summer, turning yellow, red and purple in fall. Flowers are white, perfect urn-shaped and fragrant.
  • Rare / Hard to Find Item
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Mature Height:

25-30 Feet

Mature Spread:

15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Ericaceae · Common Name: Sourwood

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
  • Customer satisfaction survey sent after your order is received that provides you with a $10.00 off coupon code on your next order.

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Purchase SOURWOOD Online

Smart Pot 2 gallon

SKU: 1213

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(2-3 ft tall)
(29 units available now - S)

Standard Package Single stem Grown in Smart Pot.


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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3209

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

four year plant Standard Package Single stem


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Smart Pot 5 gallon

SKU: 8233

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
(4 units available now - S)

Standard Package Single stem Grown in Smart Pot.


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Customer Testimonials

Plant arrived in NY state in very good condition with even one bloom on it when opened. Thank you for a great product.

Oneonta, NY
August 2014

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