Black Tupelo Black Gum

Nyssa sylvatica

Description

Landscape Characteristics

Mature Size: 50' tall by 25' wide Growth Rate: Slow to moderate
Form / Shape: Symmetrical canopy; oval to pyramidal Drought Tolerance: High
Flower / Fruit: White, inconspicuous; small oval shaped fruit Soil: Moist, well drained, slightly acidic, clay or sandy
Foliage: alternate, simple; green leaves with brilliant and showy red or deep purple in Fall Light: Full Sun to part shade
Bark:  Smooth, gray matures to gray black Pruning: Minimal; lower limb removal
  Uses: Shade tree, specimen, parking lot islands, buffer strips and median planting

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