Pot Size: 5 gallon (air pruned) , 2-5'
Mature Size: 15-30'
Soil: Well-drained, consistently moist to wet, fertile
Light: Full shade to full sun, will produce fruit better in full sun. Provide afternoon shade while small.
Bloom Time: Spring
Native to: Eastern US
Benefits: Edible fruit, larval host plant of Zebra Swallowtail butterfly, leaves turn a brilliant gold in Autumn, Spring flowers are an interesting maroon color
Tips: Plant two or more for best pollination. As the flowers are pollinated by flies and beetles, consider locating compost near trees to attract them.
Photo Credit: Agnieszka Kwiecień, Nova, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
*Photos often depict plants at full maturity. The plants you receive may appear different depending upon the season and timing of the plant's growth cycle.
Installation Upon Delivery
If you would like us to install your plants at your location, choose the "Install upon delivery" option before adding to your cart. Installation includes organic compost, hardwood mulch and mycorrhizal inoculant (for trees and shrubs).
We will email you shortly after placing your order to schedule a delivery and installation time.
Deer and Rodent Protection
If you are choosing to have us install your tree for you and would like us to include Deer and Rodent Protection, choose "Installation plus Deer and Rodent Protection" before adding to your cart.
The package includes installation, compost, mulch, innoculant, fencing, posts, and protection materials.