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Rootgrow - Large - 360g

Rootgrow - Large - 360g

(360gram sachet - inc c&p) £10.00

Rootgrow - Medium - 150g

Rootgrow - Medium - 150g

(150gram sachet - inc c&p) £5.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg

(0.9 kg - c&p inc) £6.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg

(2.5 kg - c&p inc) £10.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg

(4.5 kg - c&p inc) £16.00

Additional Plant Details

  • Good to know - valued as honey plants in southeastern USA.
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    Pests & Diseases - trouble free.

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    Place of Origin - eastern Asia, eastern North America.

Delivery Information

Delivery Information

Estimated delivery between 06 October and 12 October 2014. Subject to all plants being in stock

Please note that orders will normally be despatched within 5 - 10 working days from receipt except in the busy Spring season when it may take up to 15 working days from receipt until despatch.

Orders can also be collected in person from our Nurseries, or some of our shows - just tell us during the checkout process.


Sour gum, Tupelo

Hardiness Rating

Fully hardy - Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F) - benefits from a hot summer.

Plant Type

Preferred Location

Full Sun
Full Sun - shelter from cold, dry wind.

Soil Conditions

Fertile moist well-drained soil
Neutral to acid soil


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Cotton gum, Water tupelo
A rare tree with obovate-oblong leaves which have downy undersides. An American species
Small £15.50 each
Large £50.00 each

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Chinese tupelo, Sour gum
A hardy species with red young growth and brilliant red, orange and yellow autumn colour
£30.00 each

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Black gum, Pepperidge
Excellent autumn colour, foliage turns scarlet, red and yellow
Small £15.50 each
Large £50.00 each

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Bear tupelo, Sour gum
A species from northern Florida with creamy-white flowers
Large £55.00 each

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