New Jersey Tea Plant (Ceanothus americanus)


Name:  New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus), also: Red Root, Wild Snowball, Snowbush, Mountain Sweet, Walpole Tea, Spangles, Wild Lilac, Wild Pepper

Quick info:  Sold in 8″ treepots for deep roots, Deciduous shrub, compact (3-5 ft high)/erosion control/fragrant flower masses/host and nectar plant for many pollinators/cold hardy zones 4-9/found in each of the lower 48

Currently, these young plants are 6+ inches tall

Native in: al, ar, ct, de, fl, ga, il, in, ia, ks, ky, la, me, md, ma, mi, mn, ms, mo, ne, nh, nj, ny, nc, oh, ok, pa, ri, sc, tn, tx, vt, va, wv, wi,