Black Gum

Botanical Name: Nyssa sylvatica


Stunning bright yellow, orange, scarlet and maroon fall foliage creates an impressive display of color in autumn. The beautiful shape makes this a splendid native shade tree.
  • Excellent native specimen tree with magnificent fall color of fluorescent yellow, orange, scarlet and maroon
  • Bluish black fruit ripens in fall and provides food for many species of birds and animals
  • Interesting textured bark
  • Tolerates slightly damp soil and works well in rain gardens
  • Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • 30-50' tall by 20-30' wide
  • Deciduous; loses leaves late in fall
  • Zone: 4 to 9

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