- Glossy dark green leaves
- Leaves turn red, orange, yellow and purple in fall
- Oval-shaped tree
- Birds feast on blue-black fruits
- Native to eastern North America
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. Zones 4-9.