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COMMON SASSAFRAS

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COMMON SASSAFRAS

Sassafras albidum

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Root Pouch 2 gallon - 2-3 ft tall (SKU: 11449)
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Root Pouch 2 gallon - 4-5 ft tall (SKU: 11883)
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Hardiness Zone: 5-8   ·   Mature Height: 50-80 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 40-50 Feet

Buy Common Sassafras online. Native to eastern North America, from southern Maine and southern Ontario west to Iowa, and south to central Florida and eastern Texas. Its leaves are ovate or obovate and are green to yellow green.

Family: Lauraceae · Common Name: Sassafras

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COMMON SASSAFRAS Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
Brown
Tan
Bark Type*
Rough
Flower Type*
Fragrant
Fruit Type*
Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Rate*
Fast
Leaf Color Spring*
Green
Leaf Color Summer*
Green
Leaf Type*
Deciduous/Herbaceous
Fragrant
Plant Type*
Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Cuttings or Divisions
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun

1 review(s) for COMMON SASSAFRAS

  1. Robert - Jul 23, 2018
    Indiana (Hardiness Zone: 5)

    Sassafras is a great plant, once established. I would suggest patience might be needed, at first. My good 3 gal. container start sat in it's favorable site for two summers with very little development until it finally picked up and came into it's own this spring. I top-dressed with a couple inches of compost in autumn. Great zone 5 autumn color.

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COMMON SASSAFRAS Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Sassafras is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.