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Common Name: Sourwood      Latin Name: Oxydendrum arboreum      Size: 20 (min) to 30 (max)
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Oxydendrum arboreum
Maximum Height: 30 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Oxydendrum
species: arboreum
Origin:
Size: 20 (min) to 30 (max)
Size Description:
Notes: Likes acid soils. Difficult to grow in Cincinnati.
Characteristics: star rating Native
Sustainability:star ratingPoor
Full Sun Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like full sun.
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Plant Images and Specimens
Location: Cave Hill Cemetery Cave Hill Road Louisville KY
Specimen: 449
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Tree in fall color
Location: Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, KY
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz
Season: Oct 22
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Foliage and fruit
Location: Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisveille, KY
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

Location: Fletcher Moss Botanic Garden Fletcher Moss Manchester UK
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 53.410834066666700 Longitude: -2.232268883333330] Specimen: 3435
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Flowers of Oxydendrum, Sourwood
Location: Fletcher Moss Botanic Garden, Manchester, United Kingdom
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: September 2013
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Flowers of Oxydendrum, Sourwood
Location: Fletcher Moss Botanic Garden, Manchester, United Kingdom
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: September 2013
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Full Oxydendrum, Sourwood
Location: Fletcher Moss Botanic Garden, Manchester, United Kingdom
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: September 2013
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