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.
Pagoda Dogwood Live Stakes are easy to grow
Pagoda Dogwood live stakes are great to use because they are very easy to grow and the roots are known to be strong. When planting live stakes, it is best to plant them during the regular dormant period for the Dogwood. They thrive best in hardiness zones 3 through 7. Live stakes are usually a little over a foot long. If at all possible, they should also be planted within 24 hours of being cut from the parent tree. Live stakes should only be 5 percent of the parent tree.
When planting the stakes, they need to be planted so only half of the stake is sticking out from the ground. The best way to place a stake in the ground is with a rubber mallet. This will help the stake from becoming damaged. They need to be kept moist throughout the whole growing season to survive. Otherwise, there is very little maintenance is necessary except to make sure that invasive vegetation is not taking over the stake.
The Pagoda Dogwood Live Stakes will grow quickly.
When fully grown, the trees will reach to be approximately 20 feet in height. Pagoda Dogwood is also known as Cornus Alternifolia. Hardy in planting zones 3-7. Growth rate at maturity can reach 15-25 feet tall and 20-32 feet wide. Pagoda Dogwood will have a yellowish white bloom from May to June. This flowering tree is low maintenance and has good fall color. The bloom will have a showy and fragrant flower in the spring.
Pagoda Dogwood Live Stakes is deer tolerant and will attract birds and butterflies.
Plant it in full sun to part shade and in medium, acidic, fertile, well-drained soil. Some afternoon shade will be required in hotter climates. This tree will perform its best in the colder summer climates and would benefit from a layer of mulch. Flowers will be replaced by blackish blue fruits and will mature in late summer. This plant works well for patios or lawns even bird gardens since it will feed the birds with its fruit.
Pagoda Dogwood Live Stakes Ships As – Bare root Plant