Nyssa sylvatica :: Black Tupelo/Black Gum

black gum - nyssa  

Foliage: Dark green, glossy
Size: 35' tall x 20' wide
Fall Color: Orange to coppery-red
Soil: Moist, well drained, but will tolerate wet sites, heavy clay, and urban conditions
Shape: Pyramidal when young, spreading and irregular with age
Growth Rate: Slow
Flower: Insignificant
Fruit: 1/2", round, blue
Exposure: Full sun to part shade

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