Black Gum Tupelo Tree (5-7′) STUNNING FALL COLOR!

October 16, 2019 - Comment

The Black Gum Tree (Nyssa sylvatica) is one of the most attractive native trees around. Summer leaves are a dark green with a high-gloss appearance, but the most spectacular part of this tree is the fall foliage with many shades of yellow, orange, bright red, purple or scarlet that may appear on the same branch.

The Black Gum Tree (Nyssa sylvatica) is one of the most attractive native trees around. Summer leaves are a dark green with a high-gloss appearance, but the most spectacular part of this tree is the fall foliage with many shades of yellow, orange, bright red, purple or scarlet that may appear on the same branch. Bark matures to medium gray and resembles alligator hide. Fruit is bluish-black and is loved by many birds. Makes a strong specimen tree. Grows 30′-50′ high, with a 20′-30′ spread. Prefers well-drained, acid soils, and full sun to partial shade. The fruit of the black tupelo attracts many birds and wildlife. It also provides nutrition for bees in early to late spring. HEIGHT: 30-50’WIDTH: 20-30′ Prefers full sun to partial shade Zones: 4-9 What you are purchasing is 1 Black Gum Tupelo Tree at 5-7 feet wrapped in soil and paper for easy planting. Handle with care.

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