New Jersey Tea
New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)
Tree size: Shrub
Mature height: 3-4 ft
Mature spread: 3-5 ft
Estimated height range at delivery: 2-3 ft
Bloom time: May-July
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 due: September 28th
Order pick up: Friday October 14th 11am-6pm in Noblesville, Indiana.
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. For three-gallon specimens, you are investing in quality root stock vs vigorous above ground leafing or height. From strong roots grow strong trees! The provided estimated heights at delivery are not guaranteed.
* 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