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Learn about several tree varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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American Yellowwood(1 of 16)

Plant in full sun to light shade.
Plant in average to moist, but well-drained soil.
Height: 30-45 feet
Width: 40-45 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 4-8:
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 7: Plant in fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 8: Plant in fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.

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