nyssa sylvatica ‘wildfire’
Black Gum – Black Tupelo
Height: 30′ – 35′
Width: 15′ – 20′
Exposure: Full sun.
Fruit / Flower: Blue-black stonefruit. Attracts birds.
Fall Color: Orange-red-yellow-purple.
Water: Keep moist to establish (2 years). Once established, these trees don’t need extra watering as they are fairly drought tolerant.
Fertilizer: Use slow release fertilizer once a year just before new growth.
Pruning: These don’t require much pruning other than light training to keep the desired shape. Prune when the tree is dormant.
Category: Trees – Black Tupelo near me – Nyssa Sylvatica – Black Gum