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Sassafras - - Sassafras albidum



Zones 4 - 9 Ornamental Tree 30' - 60' High 25' - 40' Spread
Slow Growth Full Sun Various Soils rounded Shape






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Sassafras - - Sassafras albidum


A captivating, native North American tree known for its brilliant display of fall foliage and aromatic smell. Leaves are 3"-7" long and bright to medium green in summer changing to enchanting colors of deep orange, scarlet, purple and yellow in the fall. Slightly fragrant yellow flowers bloom in spring and followed by round, blue fruit which attracts many birds. Grows 30'-60' high with a 25'-40' spread. Prefers full sun to light shade in moist, loamy, acid, and well-drained soil. (zones 4-9)