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Nyssa (Tupelo) sylvatica (Black Tupelo)

Also known as Sour Gum. Spectacular fall color orange, purple, yellow and red. Native tree which is very adaptable to poor soils. Rich green, glossy foliage. Fissured gray bark provides winter interest. Adaptable to urban conditions, including compacted and poorly drained soils.

  • Height: 30'-35'
  • Spread: 15'-20'
  • Exposure:
Characteristics
Characteristics
  • Attracts Birds
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    Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Wet Soils