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

Price: $10.95

  • 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.
  • 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.

Sassafras Tree - Fragrant - Flower-Live Plants-Landscape-1 1/2 Yr Old Bare Root - 2 pack

Price: $14.95

  • Purchase a 2 pk. 1 1/2 yr. old bare root 12"-18"
  • Zoned for 4-9
  • This tree is hardy and easy to grow, will attract birds and butterflies.

1 Live Sassafras Tree - Root Beer Tree

Price: $39.00

  • Size : Approximately 6" Tall
  • Ship as : Starter Plant

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

  • This lovely, deciduous, native North American tree is pyramidal when young
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  • Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade

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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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    Over the years, wines have reminded me of very particular or private memories that might not translate beyond my own frame of reference. For example, I grew up with a sassafras tree in my backyard, so I'm very apt to pick up those resinous, citrusy
  3. The Chronicle of Higher Education The Tree Whisperer
    City planners put David Bates Douglass in charge of the cemetery's forest-garden design. Some of the trees now dotting its slopes can trace their origins to his plantings. Like the gravestones the canopy also reflects time's passage — stately
  4. News-Herald.com New Orleans offers a definitive food culture with gumbo, jambalaya and more
    File is an herbal powder made by drying and grinding ground leaves of the sassafras tree. It thickens and flavors gumbo. Or it can be sprinkled to flavor gumbo that's thickened other ways. Okra is a warm-climate vegetable that thickens gumbo and adds
  5. Charleston Gazette-Mail Alyce Faye Bragg: February, 'the shortest month to feel like the longest'
    The Bible says, “Hope deferred maketh the heart sick, but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.” It seems that the longer a person waits for something; the sweeter it is when it finally appears. February has always been a gloomy month, muddy


  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.
  2. 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.
  3. ---Description---The name 'Sassafras,' applied by the Spanish botanist Monardes in the sixteenth century, is said to be a corruption of the Spanish word for saxifrage.
  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. Sassafras is a U.S. native tree. It's primary ingredient safrole is used to make the drug MDMA(ecstasy) as well as being a traditional root beer flavoring.
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Sassafras tree with Nectria Canker sores
Photo by jgates513 on Flickr

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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