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Black Tupelo

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One of the Best for Fall Color!

The Arbor Day Society calls this tree one of the ten best trees for fall color. Glossy dark green summer leaves turn shades of red, scarlet, orange, yellow and purple—often all on the same branch! A native to the eastern United States the Black Tupelo, also known as Black Gum, grows 30 to 50 ft. tall. Bareroot. Zones 4-9.

Zones: 4 - 9.
Height: 30 - 50 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Black Tupelo
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Black Tupelo Product Details

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.

Blooms: Spring.

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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