New Jersey Tea
Common name: New Jersey Tea
Scientific name: Ceanothus americanus
Tree size: Shrub
Mature height: 3-4 ft
Mature spread: 3-5
Estimated height at delivery: 1-3 ft
Bloom time: May-July
Sun: Full sun-part shade
Soil moisture: Dry-Medium
Notes: Compact, dense, rounded shrub great for well-drained areas. Drought tolerant, very adaptable. Nectar source and larval host to spring and summer azure butterflies and mottled Duskywing. Nitrogen fixer.
Orders are due: September 28th
Order pick up: Friday October 23rd 11am-6pm in Noblesville. SHIPPING IS NOT AVAILABLE. Disregard any shipping or alternate pick up info in your order confirmation email/receipt and plan for pick up on Friday October 23rd.
Remember to consider above and below ground utilities and mature growth size when choosing trees for your property. Need more info on trees, pests, & growing characteristics? Visit www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/plantfinder.
We guarantee a healthy specimen will be supplied at pick up. Due to variations in planting, site conditions and care, no guarantee or refunds will be given after tree pick up.
* Trees with an asterisk are noted in the Purdue Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment as good choices for urban areas in relation to climate change and foreseen shifting vegetation habitats. More info/links are on the tree sale webpage.
Don’t forget to order a watering bag to make tree care easier!
Photos: Arbor Day Foundation and/or Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder