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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.
Hazel Alder Live Stakes - Alnus serrulata are easy to care for
Native to Eastern North America, found from Nova Scotia to Florida and Texas, the Hazel Alder Live Stakes is a slow maturing thicket-forming shrub that will grow between 8 and 13 feet tall. The hazel alder is easily identified by its dark green foliage, small flowers, and distinctive smooth bark — which is said to have medicinal properties. In the wild, the hazel alder can be found in boggy areas like swamps or along lakes and riverbanks. Its suitability for wetter areas and its ability to tolerate poor soil quality makes the hazel alder a popular choice to accent water features in gardens.
Hazel Alder is also widely used to prevent erosion and in shoreline restoration projects.
Hazel Alder Live Stakes are a versatile plant because it can be classified as both a shrub or tree. The veins on the leaves are distinct because they go in opposite directions at an angle. The fruit will ripen in the later part of fall as the winter passes the fruit will continue to grow and look similar to a small pinecone. The blooms are called catkins, and the female catkins are red while the males are green. The shrub grows into a thick, dense bush that can be pruned to any size you prefer.
Hazel Alder tree can adapt to various soils.
It is known for its smooth bark. Most people who see this tree can recognize it by its bark alone. It cannot tolerate dry conditions or little water if you live in areas where water is a problem make sure you keep a regular watering schedule. It takes around ten years for it to reach full maturity. It has dark green foliage with small flowers. It prefers partial shade to full sun. Hazel Alder live stakes is a great and easy way to get this shrub or small tree to grow. Live stakes are easy to plant. They require little maintenance and are not prone to diseases or unwanted pests. The hazel alder tree needs very little support.
Hazel Alder Live Stakes