Blackgum

$25.00

Scientific Name: Nyssa sylvatica

Size at Pick-up: 5-7 feet tall in a 5 gallon container

Description/Attributes:

  • Highly ornamental with waxy leaves, vibrant fall color and stately winter silhouette
  • Produces small 1/2 inch fruits that are valuable to wildlife

Out of stock

Description

Zone: 4-9
Mature Form: Pyramidal to rounded
Size:30 foot to 60 foot tall by 20 foot to 30 foot in diameter

This is an overstory tree – DO NOT plant under a power line

Best Light: Full sun to part shade
Growth Rate: Slow to moderate
Best Soil: Moist, well-drained, acidic
Color Change: Green to orange/red
Landscape Uses: Specimen, boarders/groupings, naturalized area