Oxydendrum arboreum Sourwood ZONE 5

An unusual beauty with long, lustrous, medium green leaves with reddish highlights that turn a glorious orange-red fall color. Fragrant urn-shaped flowers on large pendant inflorescence appear in July and August, followed by decorative dried capsules.

Great For: Specimen tree Focal groupings

HEIGHT: 20-50'

WIDTH: 10-25'

SUN: 5-12 hours

SOIL: Dry Moist Sandy

Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsAttracts BirdsDeer ResistantFragrantBears Fruit
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Flower Color: White

Bloom Time: Summer

Growth Rate: Slow

Shape: Rounded Upright

Feeding: Tree-tone

Fall Color: Orange Red

Winter Interest: Form Seedheads Structure

Winter Protection: Wind

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