Sassafras Tree

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Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
Ships
November Through April
Exposure
Sun & Shade,
Usage
Shade, Fastest Growing Trees,
Usage
Shade, Fastest Growing Trees,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Categories
Trees
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  • 5
    Sassafras Tree

    Posted by Cindy Hawk on Sep 03, 2019

    I love how they mix well with my other plants

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Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April

Description

Sassafrass Tree is a Generations Known Treasure

Sassafras, a native of North America and Eastern Asia, has been a treasure tree to several generations before ours. The American variety is known as 'laurel of the Iroquois,' in honor of the Indians who revered the Sassafras tree for its therapeutic prowess. The plant is characterized by fragrant bluish leaves that for shed seasonally.

This tree carries a host of benefits, both nutrition-wise and medicinally, and is still, albeit from a more commercialized angle. The Native Americans used this plant as a medicine to treat fever, blood purification, treat hot postnatal women, soothe burns and bee stings, and eliminate tapeworms. They even used them to spice their food.

Sassafras Trees is a Unique Addition to Lawns and Fields

 Extracts from the plant are still utilized in the production of commercial items, albeit in reduced quantities. The US banned excerpts from the tree, deciding that there is too much wastage of the raw material. The essential oil was used to flavor root beer, while the leaves and barks were used to make medicinal teas. The leaves were added as an ingredient for soap too.

Sassafras was used in the early days to flavor chewing gum. Young leaves from the plant were also used as an additive in such baked goodies as biscuits. In 1958, the government banned the use of Sassafras products in food to believe that the oil contained carcinogens. The leaves are used in soaps and perfumes.

The roots of the Sassafras tree are aromatic, which makes them ideal for the production of essential oil. The leaves and flowers are added to make this subtle reddish-yellow crude.

Sassafras essential oil is an excellent product, but one that elicits mixed reactions. For the environment-conscious, it is not worth fell a whole tree to produce a few bottles of essential oil. The damage done to the environment is not worth the cosmetic benefit. Besides, keeping in mind that the other two varieties of the tree are extinct, it would be wise to preserve this wonder tree for future generations.

An authentic Native is the Sassafras.

The early leaves can be crushed to create a very citrus-like fragrance. Once used as an ingredient in root beer, this tree is now used to develop insecticides. The leaves also turn into tea. Egg-shaped fruit hangs from the limbs and appears dark blue or black; This fruit is not edible. The Sassafrass Tree has green leaves on it. It has a lovely smell to it. Flowers grow on it; The flowers are a greenish-yellow color. These flowers grow in clusters. It has a dark blue fruit called drupes; It has brownish-gray bark. It has green twigs, as well. The bark has furrows in it. It is best to space out from other plants and trees. It is an excellent tree to have. It is a unique tree to have on your lawn or field. It makes edible landscaping by itself with another tree of the same kind as itself.

 

Sassafrass Tree has tiny yellow flowers which bloom in spring

Small but bright yellow blooms adorn the branches in spring. The vibrant tiny flowers appear in clusters. In Autumn, the leaves turn to various shades of orange. Cheerful blooms, colorful "fruit," and bright Autumn foliage make this tree an excellent choice for natural or garden areas.

 

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