Sassafras, Sassafras albidum, Seeds - Showy Fragrant Flowers - Hardy Zones 4-9 - By MySeeds.Co (Sassafras x 1 Pack)

Sassafras, Sassafras albidum, Seeds - Showy Fragrant Flowers - Hardy Zones 4-9 - By MySeeds.Co (Sassafras x 1 Pack)

Price: $6.95

  • Hardy, Adaptable, Easy to Grow, Showy Fragrant Flowers, Fragrant Leaves
  • This lovely, deciduous, native North American tree is pyramidal when young
  • 5 Seeds per Pack

15 Seeds Sassafras Tree (Sassafras albidum) Root-Beer Ingredient

Price: $8.99

  • Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) The Sassafras tree is a popular ornamental flowering tree that is native to North America. Yellow/greenish flowers bloom from April to May. The bark on the trunk of mature Sassafras trees is thick with dark red/brown color.
  • All parts of the Sassafras tree are used in herbal medicine. Sassafras roots are a key ingredient in root-beer.
  • Growth Rate: Medium to fast Soil Type: Tolerant of wide range of soil conditions. Prefers dry, hot climates.

GUMBO FILE Sassafras Albidum 5 SEEDS

Price: $6.10

  • Sassafras Albidum / Gumbo file
  • Known for its distinctive beauty as well as culinary and ethnobotanical history, sassafras is an all-round great eastern North American tree. Some other colorful common names for this hardy, deciduous tree include cinnamon wood, mitten tree, ague tree. The name "gumbo file" refers to its leaves which are ground to form the flavorful thickening agent for the favorite Louisiana stew, gumbo.
  • "Mitten tree" is made in reference to its unique leaves that come in three forms: simple leaves, mitten-shaped leaves and three-lobed leaves. And the "ague", an old generic term for fever with chills, was thought to be cured by a sassafras tincture, hence the name "ague tree." Native Americans were the first to use many parts of the tree both for traditional medicine and food preparations.

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A little information about the Sassafras tree.

The Tree Whisperer - The Chronicle of Higher Education

n a muggy August morning, Jared Farmer is taking a walk around Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. Farmer comes here every week; the cemetery, spanning nearly two centuries and 500 acres, is a natural place to stretch his legs and compose his thoughts.

It’s not just the obvious historical details that catch his attention — forgotten sculptural vernaculars, engraved names tracking New York’s...

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  2. Batesville Herald Tribune St. Louis School students enriched by program
    Dr. Trent Austin took a group of students on a wild plants walk to Brum Woods. He said they were enthusiastic about eating violets. He brought a sassafras root for students to smell and showed them how to spot a sassafras tree. The program concluded
  3. The Village Green Durand-Hedden House Presents 'Maplewood's Magnificent Trees' June 3
    and arborist Todd Lamm, retired head of the Maplewood Department of Parks and Shade Trees, will lead tree ID walks through the park visiting specimens including an American Elm, a Black Cherry, a Black Walnut, a Box Elder, a Sassafras, a Sugar
  4. The Missourian A Bounty of Birds and Botanicals
    “There is a good mix of a lot of trees you find in the Missouri River hills — a lot of paw paws, hackberries, sassafras, some sycamores.” “The tree experts are always kind of surprised at the variety of trees there,” Schulze said. In addition to the
  5. Fourth Annual Sassabration scheduled for July 14 in Carson City
    Sassafras is co-hosting this year's celebration with Shoe Tree Brewing Company and Carson Hot Springs Resort, she said. Over the past four years, Sassabration has successfully raised more than $7,000 for local charities. Organizations benefitting from


  1. Sassafras is a genus of three extant and one extinct species of deciduous trees in the family Lauraceae, native to eastern North America and eastern Asia. The genus is distinguished by its aromatic properties, which have made the tree useful to humans.
  2. Description. Sassafras albidum is a medium-sized deciduous tree growing to 15–20 m (49–66 ft) tall, with a canopy up to 12 m (39 ft) wide, with a trunk up to 60 cm (24 in) in diameter, and a crown with many slender sympodial branches.
  3. The site contains images and information on over 900 landscape plants, mostly woody, listed in alphabetical order by genus. Plants may also searched by their common name.
  4. Sassafras leaves and roots are used to naturally flavor root beer, so you can make your own at home. Plus, this large shade tree has amazing fall color.
  5. Looking to add interest to the landscape? Consider the sassafras tree. What is a sassafras tree and where do sassafras trees grow? Read this article to learn more about growing this interesting tree.
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Sassafras tree with Nectria Canker sores
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This picture with the flash shows what the insides of those sores look like. Sassafras tree with Nectria Canker sores
Photo by jgates513 on Flickr

Photo by Christian Collins on Flickr