Scientific Name: Oxydendrum arboreum Form: Columnar, Pyramidal - narrowly
Common Name:sorrel tree, sourwood Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:EricaceaeHabit: Arching
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Elliptic, Oblong, Serrate
Flowers: Panicle, (Floriferous), White, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Oct, (Persistent)
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Sheltered, Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Specimen plant, Summer interest, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves emerge red and then red again in fall. Winter ID: persistent fruit (drooping woody capsules).