A captivating, native North American tree known for its brilliant display of autumn foliage and aromatic smell. Leaves are 3"�7" long, bright to medium green in summer changing to enchanting colors of yellow, deep orange, scarlet and purple in the fall. They have a unique mitten (right- and left-handed) or three-lobe shape. The 1/2" dark blue fruit is loved by birds in the fall. Plant in full sun or partial shade in moist, acidic, well-drained soil. Be sure to remove any shoots that develop for a single-trunk tree. Grows at a medium to fast pace to 30'�60' tall with a 25'�40' spread.
Sassafras albidum - Sassafras