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.
|Ships November through April|
Growing and Maintaining A Hornbeam Tree is easy
Hornbeam trees are a shade tree found in most landscapes and can suit homes. Hornbeam Trees are made of durable wood that does not split. American Hornbeam trees are known for being the wood used in tools and can have many uses. These trees are small, and they can look dense in the sunlight. They are producers of fruit and birds, and small mammals will use the branches and use the nutlet fallings that can appear in later seasons of the year. The tree will turn orange, red and yellow during the fall.
The Hornbeam Tree is a refuge for wildlife
The wildlife is very prone to using these trees as a refuge during the harsh winter months. The Hornbeam trees can become nesting site as animals use the branches and use them as a home for themselves as well as comfort. There are beavers present nearby using these trees, and it can be widespread for rabbits to be found in the forests which are made up of these trees. Many forests in the Eastern portion of the United States of American and southern Canada also have these trees in abundance throughout their lands. It is a medium-sized tree that will grow up to thirty feet tall in size.
Hornbeam trees are known as blue-beech trees because of the blue-ish gray coloring of the tree bark itself.
There are smaller versions of this tree known as Japanese hornbeam, which also needs pruning throughout the year. When the hornbeams are first growing, they require careful attention, such as watering especially when there are droughts. They can tolerate more extended periods between scheduled water periods the older that they get. You do not need to prune this plant a lot, but you should keep in mind to trim all of the branches to make room and space for new growth.
Hornbeam Ships as Bare Root