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Oxydendrum arboreum

Sourwood

 
FAMILY Ericaceae (Heath Family)
RANGE E & SE United States
HABIT Tree
LEAF TYPE Deciduous
SUN REQUIREMENTS Partial sun
SOIL Requires a loose, well drained, acidic soil and adequate moisture. Often found on shallow rocky slopes in its native habitat.
HARDINESS USDA Zone 5 (Coldest zone where hardy)
FLOWERS In July, White
LEAF COLOR, INCLUDING FALL COLOR Multi-Colored (Yellow, red and purple)
FRUIT Brown (At first yellowish, finally brown)
SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS Fragrance | Pa Native Plant

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Sourwood

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5 Plant Locations Were Found

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ACCESSION
NUMBER
YEAR LOCATION
1 L-2314*A pre-1955 QUAD Q08
2 1983-0138*B 1983 QUAD B11
3 1996-0877*B 1996 QUAD S07
4 1998-1052*A 1998 QUAD S07
5 2002-0200*A 2002 QUAD Q10

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