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:
511,270
Quantity:
0.5 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
42
Germination:
40%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
95%
Height:
50-75 feet
Collection Locale:
Virginia
Crop Year:
2021
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 0.5 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$3.95
2 gram
$17.68
10 gram
$39.50
1 oz
$69.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
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.
* 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...