Used extensively, especially by native Americans where use was made of the whole plant for culinary, medical and dental practices.

Genus of 3 species of generally dioecious, woodland deciduous trees.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Dioecious trees (male and female flowers on separate plants)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their stately habit and glossy, aromatic foliage which colours well in autumn.
    Pests & Diseases
    Place of origin
    China, Taiwan, North America
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
    Nearer to acid
Sassafras - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of SASSAFRAS



Ague tree

very upright tree spreading by suckers with aromatic leaves and good autumn colour. A rare tree in the UK

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