Black Gum

Black Gum

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Nyssa sylvatica

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

 Make Certain that you are happy with where the tree is being planted.  Once established - The taproot makes it difficult to transplant.

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  3 - 9