Sourwood, Lily Of The Valley Tree, Sorrel Tree Oxydendrum arboreum

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Oxydendrum arboreum

Family:

Ericaceae

Genus:

Oxydendrum

Species:

arboreum

Common Name:

Sourwood, Lily Of The Valley Tree, Sorrel Tree

Seeds Per Pound:
5,311,800
Quantity:
3.57 lb
Avg Count Packet:
445
Germination:
40%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
95%
Height:
50-75 feet
Collection Locale:
Tennessee
Crop Year:
2014
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 3.57 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
$3.95
1 g
$14.95
10 g
$39.50
1 oz
$69.95
1 lb
$649.50
1 kg
$1,300.00
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: 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...