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 Sassafras Tree Sassafras albidum  NATIVE THE ark was used for an orange dye. Tea can be made with young roots and leaves may be used in salads or cooked with other greens.  There are reports of the tea having carcinogenic properties.This tree has a brilliant display of orange, red, and purple leaves in the fall. It has unique mitten-shaped leaves. The stems and roots have a wonderful scent. It can be grown as a single stem tree by removing shoots, or left on its own to form a more brushy shape. Grows in full sun to partial shade, and prefers well-drained soil. Grows 30-40′ high and wide.

Fall colors of orange-pink, yellow-red, and scarlet-purple

Full sun to part shade

30 to 60 feet tall x 25 to 40 feet wide

Zones 4-8



We only ship to the continental USA no shipping to California, Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Our plants ship bare root or with minimal soil in a bag.  5 gallon pots or larger they must be picked up at the nursery ( or call for special shipping arrangements to see if we can ship to you ).

The picture is an example  and is not always the actual plant being shipped