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Sourwood, Sorrel Tree   /   Oxydendron arboreum

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sourwood, sorrel tree - Oxydendron arboreum (latin)

Geographic origin: America
Adult size: Height up to 5 m under our latitudes
Foliage: Deciduous.
Type of soil: Moist and humus rich. Avoid loam.
Climate: Hardy to – 10°C, protected from cold winds
Position: Partial shade to full sun.


Properties and uses:
The blooming of the Sourwood Tree is beautiful with its abundance of white bell-shaped flowers, like the Japanese Pieris 'Forest Flame. The blooming lasts about 2 months.
The delicate mid summer flowers will be followed by a stunning display of bright red purple foliage in early autumn, which makes growing the Sourwood Tree a worthwile addition for any garden, small or large.

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