Sassafras

Sassafras

Sassafras albidum

Height: 30

Container Size: 1 Gallon

Bloom Time: April to May

Bloom Color: Green-Yellow

Soil Moisture: Medium

Soil Type: Average, acidic, loamy

Light Requirements: Full sun to Part shade

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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Description

Sassafras is an ornamental, small to medium sized deciduous tree. Its known for having three different leaf shapes, ovate, mitten-shaped and tri-lobed. They have attractive clusters of green-yellow flowers, male and female being separate trees. Can be kept as a single stem tree or allow root suckers to grow and from a large shrub appearance. Sassafras can be used to makes teas, and a flavoring for root beer. It has beautiful yellow, purple, and red fall foliage.

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 5.5 × 5.5 × 30 in
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Height

30 to 60'

Container Size

1 Gallon

Bloom Time

April to May

Bloom Color

Green-Yellow

Soil Moisture

Medium

Soil Type

Average, acidic, loamy.

Light Requirements

Full sun to part shade

Hardiness Zone

4,5,6,7,8,9

Other Names

white sassafras, red sassafras, silky sassafras