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Order: Laurales
   Family: Lauraceae
            Genus: Sassafras
                        Specie: albidum

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Deep, fertile, well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves turn gold and red in autumn

Uses: Specimen tree Autumn color

Zones: 5-9

Description: This North American species is usually around 50?ft (15?m) tall and may be multi-trunked, as new stems will develop from suckers if allowed. It has 3?6?in (8?15?cm) long oval leaves with up to 3 lobes. The leaves are dark green with downy undersides and t

Growth Habit: Multi-trunked habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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