20 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Sorrel Tree Overview
Oxydendrum arboreum is a shrub species native to North America, it is found in the Appalachian mountains. It is a deciduous shrub in the Ericaceae family. It produces lance-shaped, serrated leaves and white, bell-shaped flowers. These are carried on graceful, unbranched stems and are followed by small woody seed capsules. Commonly known as sorrel tree or sourwood, this species is cultivated for its brilliant autumn colour and prefers an acid soil in a sheltered position.
Common problems with Sorrel Tree
Generally pest & disease free.
How to harvest Sorrel Tree
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Sorrel Tree
Take semi-hardwood cuttings.
Special features of Sorrel Tree
Other uses of Sorrel Tree
This low maintenance shrub can be planted as an architectural specimen in a sheltered position in acid soils.
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