Sourwood, Lily Of The Valley Tree, Sorrel Tree Oxydendrum arboreum
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Sourwood, Lily Of The Valley Tree, Sorrel Tree
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In Stock: 2.19 lb
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No pre-germination treatment required, sow immediately; surface sow and keep moist, tamp the soil,.
In a Nutshell:
* Sourwood or sorrel tree (Oxydendrum arboreum, /??ks??d?ndr?m ?r?b??ri?m/) is the sole species in the genus Oxydendrum, in the family Ericaceae. It is native to eastern North America, from southern Pennsylvania south to northwest Florida and west to southern Illinois; it is most common in the lower chain of the Appalachian Mountains. The tree is frequently seen as a component of oak-heath forests. more...
* A lovely native American with shiny dark green leaves, red, yellow, and purple in fall; an ericaceous plant that wants moist, acid soil; fragrant urn-shaped flowers in drooping clusters; habit varies, may have a rounded crown atop a tall stem, or sometimes rather short or even shrubby; native to eastern U.S. more...
* The wood is heavy, hard, attractive, very close grained. It weighs 46lb per cubic foot and is sometimes used for panelling, tool handles, bearings etc. more...