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Sassafras albidum

Sassafras

In early spring, clusters of small yellow flowers smother the tree. In the summer, bright-green mitten-shaped fragrant leaves occur as right and left handed models. In the fall, Sassafras leaves take on colors ranging from purple to scarlet.

Interest for the year-round landscape
Great fall color
Food and cover for watchable wildlife

Item

Description

On Hand

Future

12910 S3-3CG RPM 201 0
16314 S3-1 RPM 1 0
19354 03-06in Amped 0 0
12246 S3-5 RPM 0 0
1900 S3-3 RPM 0 0
1902 S3-15 RPM 0 0

More about Sassafras albidum :

This tree is a host plant for many moths and butterflies and naturally grows as a suckering colony. The roots are used to make tea.

Sassafras Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Height:

30-60 Feet

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Spread:

25-40 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Attributes
Interesting Bark
Midwest Native
Foliage Color
Orange
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!