Helpful Gardening Tips
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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
Blackhaw Viburnum Live Stakes also known as Viburnum Prunifolium
The Black-Haw Viburnum takes to hardy soil, and can survive Clay soil, drought, air pollution, and Black Walnut. However, it prefers moist, acidic, alkaline, loamy soil with good drainage. The tree also prefers at least six hours of direct sun light, as well as four hours of partial shade.
The Black-Haw Viburnum has watering needs that range from dry to medium.
The Black-Haw Viburnum has as a slow to medium growth rate, growing anywhere from less than 1' to 2' a year.
The plant tends to have a more rounded outline. The fruit of the tree tends to attract many small animals, and the flowers will attract birds, bees, and butterflies.
The berries can be made into various preserves, and the bark of the tree used to be used medicinally.
The Black-Haw Viburnum is part of the Elder Berry Tree family.
This tree can be found growing in North America, especially in the Chicago, Illinois area.
It is suggested that this plant be used as a hedge. It's heights of interest are in Spring and Autumn, when the flowers bloom in Spring and when the leaves turn color and berries grow in the Autumn.