BLOOMS THAT ARE LARGE AND IN CHARGE
- Showy spring blooms of white
- In the summer, white flowers will fade to a dusty pink color
- Beautiful fall colors of bronze, maroon, and purple
- Pleasant bushy, mounding habit
- Sports 8" deep green oak-like foliage
- Resistance to disease and drought
- Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
- Ships on our trucks because of the size of the tree - does not fit in a box
Photo Credit: ©Nova-Photo-Graphik GmbH® Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea
- Hardiness Zone: 5-9
- Mature Height: 8-10' tall
- Mature Width: 6-10' wide
- Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
- Spacing: 4-8' apart
Why plant Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea?
Hmmm...this Oak looks kinda small, the funny part is, it's not an Oak! We're looking at the Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea. This shrub dazzles landscapes with its giant blooms and fascinating foliage. This southern native species produces white blooms with a unique shape that rises from the lush green foliage. These blooms, as they mature, tend to garner more of a pink hue adding a splash of color to your garden. When these beautiful blooms come to an end, the once lush green foliage changes, offering bronze, maroon, and even purple hues to welcome the coming fall season. Even during the winter months, when dormant, the Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea will expose its exfoliating, rich brown inner bark adding another season of visual interest to your landscape.
How to use Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea in the landscape?
The gorgeous Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea graces any property it's planted on. Sporting a rounded growth habit and a mature height and width of around 8’ this shrub makes perfect hedges or borders. Providing showy blooms of white flowers in spring that overtime fade to pink, really adding depth and change to any garden. Another wonderful attribute to the Oakleaf Hydrangea is the fall foliage. During spring and summer we are blessed with lush green foliage, but as the seasons change the green changes to purple, almost burgundy in color. Utilize this shrub in small groups, adding an array of color to a garden space or plant as a specimen to stand alone, but still draw the eyes of any passersby.
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
How To Plant Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea
This shrub has a few requirements in order to thrive in your landscape. The Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea enjoys locations that receive full sun to partial shade, and requires moist but yet well draining soils. If you are considering planting these shrubs as a hedge or border, we advise planting them at a distance of 7-8’ apart for a full, lush effect. The Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea requires little maintenance, only pruning away any damaged branches, or to shape this shrub to fit your eye for design.
How To Water
The Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea is relatively easy to care for when considering its watering needs. When first planted, it's customary to water at least once a week deeply, keeping the soil moist. Once established, water as needed checking local weather conditions and watering during hotter, more dry periods.
How To Fertilize
To promote the best growth possible and experience heavenly blooms, we here at Bower & Branch offer our Elements Starter Plant Food to meet all your fertilizer requirements! You are going to want to feed your shrub in early spring and again in mid summer. This will allow your Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea to thrive at its fullest potential.
How To Prune
When it comes to pruning your Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea, you're in luck! These shrubs don't normally require pruning, however you may do so after the flowering season to shape or reduce size if you so desire.
How Does Shipping Work?
Bower & Branch Trees, the real BIG trees, don’t fit in a box! Our big trees, sizes XL and bigger, require expert delivery and care, that means our extra-large trees are shipped on Bower & Branch trucks. We are the only ones who know how to ship our big and bigger trees and plants with tender loving care.
We deliver your trees and plants directly to you. Ask Bower & Branch about planting services – we'd be happy to assist in installation.
*Big trees and shrubs, Size XL and bigger, will take approximately 2 to 3 weeks to be delivered.
Your trees and plants are grown across the United States at various Bower & Branch Growers. Depending on your location, your plant orders may be shipped from various locations.
Please expect orders with multiple items to be delivered over a number of days as a result. Orders made up of numerous items or selections will not arrive at your home on the same day.
From time to time, Bower & Branch Growers may determine to delay order shipment based on various factors for plant health.
Weather in your region, as well as, where your plants are grown, is always considered when shipping. Extreme weather conditions may delay some or all of your order.
Bower & Branch allows our Growers to make final shipping decisions based solely to benefit your trees and plants’ health and success.
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Our Service Team is directly connected to the best growers (ours!) across the country and have access to more plant experience and knowledge than any other retailer out there; online or in your neighborhood. Chat with a Plant Whisperer today!
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How Does Sizing Work?
The size of our trees have nothing to do with the container size like you may find elsewhere–big doesn't mean just height - it’s also vigor, age, and overall health. Other online retailers are going to tell you that a plant is a seven gallon, that means nothing to your tree or plant (or you.)
Our trees for sale online are graded on large, x-large, and even bigger sizes. This is because our trees are sized by their age—the higher the letter, the more mature the tree. The age determines the trees’ overall height, size of the trunk and the overall branch density.
All of these characteristics are what you should be looking for when choosing a tree for immediate impact and instant curb appeal. Our extra-large tree and plant sizes are sure to wow you and your neighbors!
See the size guides below.
90 DAY SATISFACTION GUARANTEE:
Bower & Branch guarantees customer satisfaction within all product groups and sizes. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the product or experience, you have 90 days from the original date of purchase to request a replacement of the purchased product(s).
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If your tree(s) should fail for any reason during the three-year guarantee period, you will receive an online gift card in the amount that you originally spent on the tree.* You can then use this online gift card for any Bower & Branch Purchase.
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