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Red Rose of Sharon Althea Tree Hibiscus syriacus 

20 reviews
Flowering Trees

  • Red Rose of Sharon Althea Tree

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Product Details

Mature Height: 6-8 ft.
Mature Width: 2-3 ft.
Sunlight: Full-Partial
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Hibiscus syriacus 
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 5-9 outdoors
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      5-9 outdoors

Growing Zones: 5-9 outdoors

(hardy down to -10℉)

Product Description

Bright Red Blooms, Even in Cold Climates

Why Red Rose of Sharon Althea Trees?

If you're looking for a compact, easy-growing flowering tree to steal the show in your garden, look no further. The Red Rose of Sharon Tree delivers stunning ornamental appeal with deep maroon-purple blooms that last for months.

Maturing to heights of just 6 to 8 feet, the Dwarf Red Rose of Sharon fits beautifully into any garden where space is limited. From decorative containers for your deck or patio to entryway plantings, the adaptable, carefree Red Rose of Sharon adds a bold pop.

Why is Better

Unlike other nurseries or big-box retailers, we hand-select your Red Rose of Sharon Tree so that you get an amazing head start.

Thanks to our hard work at the nursery, your Red Rose of Sharon arrives with a healthier, more developed root system. You won't have to lift a finger because we've planted and nurtured your tree before it's delivered., months ahead of shipping.

Now, you get a tree with explosive bloom power and unmatched color, virtually carefree. Order your own Red Rose of Sharon Tree today!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: First, select an area with well-drained soil and full to partial sun (4 to 8 hours of sunlight per day). When you're ready to plant, dig a hole that's twice the width of your plant's root ball and just as deep. Then, place your shrub, backfill the soil and water to settle the roots. Finally, mulch the surrounding soil to conserve moisture.

2. Watering: Water your Althea Tree once or twice weekly in order to conserve soil moisture. If you're not sure when to water your shrub, check the soil with your index finger, about 3 inches down. If the soil is dry here, it's time to water.

3. Fertilizing: Fertilize before new growth begins in the spring with a well-balanced blend, such as 10-10-10.

4. Pruning: Prune your Rose of Sharon in the winter, after flowering, in order to shape your shrub.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $11.95
$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
$40.00-$79.99 $19.95
$80.00-$98.99 $24.95
$99.00-$128.99 $29.95

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Receipt of two trees

The trees came healthy and very fast. They started blooming as soon as I planted them. Thanks for your excellent service. Regards , Andreas ,Boston

Ann M.
United States United States
I recommend this product

So Far So Good

I purchased a couple dozen trees from FGT, two Rose of Sharons among them. They arrived quickly but looked a little droopy by the time I got them in the ground (within a day of arriving here). I sent pics and a message to FGT customer service and received an answer immediately. The trees were simply in shock! Although the older leaves are still a little droopy and yellow, new ones are beginning to appear, AND, it looks like some buds are budding as well! Great experience so far!

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Red rose of Sharon Althea tree

Great tree already blooming

Paul V.
United States United States
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Tree is Doing Great

Shipment of this product was great. Tree is front and center of my house and starting to see the buds. So far so good. Red Rose of Sharon Althea Tree Review
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Rose of Sharon

The plant looked in very good condition and the biodegradable burlap made for an easy planting but, I thought the root ball was somewhat loose coming out of the package. After about 2 weeks it seems to be doing OK, very little die back.