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Sassafras Tree

Sassafras Tree

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$55.95

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A Fragrant Tree with Many Uses- The Sassafras tree is a medium-sized tree valued for its many unique features.- It starts out with a shrub-like appearance - so would do well in a naturalized area of your landscape or a backyard setting. - The overwhelming positive feature of this tree in one word is - fragrant- .- You ll love the green-yellow flowers that appear in the spring.- Their gentle sweetness will draw the attention of bees and butterflies from miles around.- It s one of the few trees that s attracts the Spicebush Swallowtail butterfly.You ll marvel at the adorable mitten-shaped leaves that emit a delightful scent when crushed in your hand.- Even the twigs and bark - resplendent in their rich mahogany hues - are aromatic.- Your entire Sassafras tree is a study in beauty and scent. - When fall arrives - you ll enjoy watching birds and other wildlife flock to the tiny dark blue berries that stand upright on red stalks from your tree s branches.- The mitten leaves will transform your autumn landscape with variations of red to yellow before relaxing into winter s rest.- - Your Sassafras is an amazing tree with a rich history in lore and uses.- Native Americans used the tree extensively - and many people still do today.- It s often called the - root beer tree- because of the flavor it produces - especially when made into a tea.- The leaves are dried - crushed and used in recipes such as traditional gumbo - candies and jelly.The Sassafras tree can grow to 70 feet and has an irregular crown.- It s considered pest free and hardy.- - Plant one today and treat yourself to years of fragrant beauty and fascinating benefits. - * Fragrant features- * Spring and fall color- * Pest free-

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