In autumn, the Sourwood Tree displays a vivid palette of purple, scarlet, orange and yellow leaves, and when winter arrives, rope-like fruit capsules hang delicately on the tree. The plant grows slowly and adds striking beauty to any landscaped property with its unique pyramid shape and drooping stumpchopping.buzzg: Lake Mary.
Sep 24, It has lovely flowers that open in mid-summer, excellent fall color, and hanging racemes of fruit capsules in the winter. Sourwood offers some of the best fall color among trees in the South, and has the best red of any of our natives. Fall color ranges from red to purple to yellow, and all three colors are often on the same stumpchopping.buzzg: Lake Mary. The Sourwood Tree is the source of the famous Sourwood honey. That alone is a good reason to grow Sourwood trees. Think about a tree that has beautiful foliage that blooms in midsummer when the other trees are just green that then turns a brilliant burgundy red each stumpchopping.buzzted Reading Time: 4 mins.
The Sourwood seedlings are excellent trees for Fall foliage. It flowers in the summer months and is one of the premier fall trees that offers a brilliant red leaf that can change to even more dazzling coloring in the autumn. As fall trees are considered, the Sourwood Tree seedlings are one of the top trees for stumpchopping.buzzg: Lake Mary. The new growth that appears is a bronze color with large, dark-green leaves that turn orange and scarlet in color in the Fall.
The Sourwood Tree is a slow grower with an upright oval crown that is feet high and 20 feet wide/5(67).