Black Gum

Black Gum

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Nyssa sylvatica

Deciduous native tree that can tolerate wet clay soils. Displays spectacular Autumn foliage color.    

*Deer May Browse fruit*

Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC (336) 857-2131

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Tree
Foilage Type Deciduous
Height 30' - 50'
Spread 20' - 30'
Shape Oval-Pyramidal
Primary Foilage Color Green
Seasonal Foilage Color Orangey-Yellow

Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Slow
Sun Preferences Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences
Moist to Dry: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage
Cold Hardiness Zone  4 - 9