Botanical Name: Nyssa sylvatica
Height: 30 - 50 feet.
Spacing: 20 - 30 feet.
Depth: Plant at same depth as in shipping pot.
Spread: 20 - 30 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Foliage: Glossy, dark green Summer leaves, turning to shades of red, scarlet, orange, yellow and purple.
Fruit: Blueish-black fruit - Birds loved it.
Form: Upright, oval, irregularly shaped canopy.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, acidic soil.
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Comments: Known for it's brilliant Fall colors - glossy, dark green Summer leaves put on a show in Fall, turning shades of red, scarlet, orange, yellow and purple - often all colors showing on the same branch. Native tree to the entire Eastern United States. Small, blueish-black fruit sometimes appear - the birds love it. Medium growth rate. Upright, oval, irregularly shaped canopy. Arbor Day Society lists as 1 of the 10 best trees for Fall color.
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