Sassafras albidum

Sassafras

  • Interest for the year-round landscape
  • Great fall color
  • Food and cover for watchable wildlife
  • Height: 30-60 Feet
  • Spread: 25-40 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Interesting Notes:

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.

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!
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