Often called "Grancy Graybeard" or "Old Man's Beard" for its very unique white, clustered blossoms that bloom later in spring. This slow-growing understory small tree of pine-oak forests has deciduous dark green foliage and grows throughout the south. The fruit is valuable as a wildlife food for birds, quail, turkey and mammals. The bark has medicinal use as a diuretic and fever remedy.
Tree Form: Multi-trunk
Blooms: White clusters with pleasant fragrance
Fruit: Dark purple 1" fruits with large seed, good for wildlife
Light requirements: Open to partial shade
Pruning: Consists of the removal of dead, diseased, or damaged branches, maintaining size (width) within your landscape.
Soil type: Moist acidic sandy loams pH 5.5-6.5
Hardiness Zone: 6-8
Container grown. Pricing starts with 3-gallon size $29.95
Available for pickup from the farm 3-gallon, 7-gallon, 15-gallon, 30-gallon and 45-gallon.
Please call for prices and availability.