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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Low Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Creamy White
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Habit*
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Oxydendrum is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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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SOURWOOD

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.

Mature Height:

25-30 Feet

Mature Spread:

15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Ericaceae · Common Name: Sourwood

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like 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®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase SOURWOOD Online

Root Pouch 2 gallon

SKU: 1213

(2.11 gallons / 8 liters)
(2-3 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package
Unbranded Grown in Root Pouch®.



$75.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 8233

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package
Unbranded Grown in Root Pouch®.



$130.00

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Very good quality plants, shipped on time very pleased with everything that I have ordered from Sooner Plant Farm! AAA+++++


James
Birch River, WV
September 2014

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