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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.
|Ships November through April|
Black Oak Tree is native to central and eastern North America. It can grow in hardiness zones 3 to 9 and can thrive in acidic and dry soil types. At a moderate growth rate, Black Oak can produce on average to heights of 70 ft with a spread of about 50 ft. Black Oak grows best in full sun areas. In the fall and spring, the red and orange leaves contrast nicely with the furrowed bark, which on a mature tree is nearly black. The acorns produce plenty of wildlife to the area, providing them with much-needed nourishment.
Black Oak Tree Sheds its Leaves Late. The leaves of a Black Oak Tree are bright darker green on the top and the lighter shade of green on the bottom.
The leaves of this tree sometimes have brown hairs on the underside of them. When this type of tree is young, the bark is smooth and gray. When the tree gets older, the bark becomes thick and black. The bark of an elder tree also has furrows, or as some call them wrinkles. These type of trees grow acorns at about two years of age. They grow well with other trees. They can also be grown near shrubs. It prefers to grow in moist soil. It can be grown in any setting with wet ground. They grow beautiful in all types of soils.
Black Oak Tree are very easy to grow and a great way to bring a lot of color onto a lawn.
They are covered with gorgeous green leaves in the spring and summer and provide lots of color in the fall months as the leaves change to a golden color. The leaves on this tree are more significant and provide pleasant shade in the hotter months.