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OXYDENDRUM arboreum

Commonly known as Sorrel tree, Sourwood

Racemes of white flowers and superb crimson and yellow autumn colouring
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£20.00 each

Large £65.00 each

 

  • Deciduous - elliptic to oblong-lance-shaped. toothed, glossy, dark-green leaves to 20cm (8in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 10-15m (30-49ft)
  • Spread - 8m (26ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or tree. Produces urn-shaped, small flowers, to 6mm (¼in) long in large panicles to 25cm (10in) long.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun - avoid exposed sites.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - valued for its honey.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - eastern North America.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Conical - to columnar.
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Oxydendrum - Growing Guide
10-15m (30-49ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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