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Sassafras

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Sassafras albidum
Also known as: Winauk, White Sassafras

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Product Description

Sassafras albidum
Also known as: Winauk, White Sassafras


Sassafras is a native, deciduous, irregular to rounded pyramidal tree. Having a stately habit and glossy, aromatic foliage, which colors attractively in the autumn turning yellow to orange to purple. Clustered of yellow-green flowers borne in spring, either before or as leaves emerge. Grow as a specimen tree in woodland garden or at the woodland margins. Mature growth in it’s natural woodland habitat could reach 80-90 feet but seldom only reaching average height of 25-35 feet with a 25 foot spread. Sassafras is more often used as a small tree or shrub. The oil of sassafras is used to perfume soap. A spicy tea is made from the roots.


Yearly Foliage: Deciduous


Hardiness Zone: 4-8


Light: Full Sun-Partial Shade


Mature Growth: 25-35 feet high – 25 feet wide


Soil: Moist, well drained moderately fertile, humus rich, preferably acidic soil


Blooms: Summer


Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees, Hummingbirds


Larval Host Plant for: Spicebush butterfly, Swallowtail butterfly


Plant Size when available: 1 gallon, 3 gallon

Additional Information

Weight 6 lbs
Size

1 Gallon, 3 Gallon

WE ONLY SHIP to the following states due to agriculture restriction & quarantine rules.
AL, AK, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WV & WI