Black Gum

Black Gum

Details

Latin Name: 
Nyssa sylvatica
Bloom Color: 
Green
Light: 
Sun/Part Sun
Zone: 
4-9
Type: 
Trees
Product Season: 
Spring Bloomer
Catalog: 
Plant
Price: 
$45.00

Description

A spring bloomer with unique four season interest. Not good to transplant once in the ground, since it has a taproot. It will also grow in a drier soil once established. Trees will grow from 6-12" per year. Also known as Tupelo, the tree does produce a black-berried fruit in late summer that is enjoyed by the birds. It also has a brilliant fall color and is one of the first trees to turn color in the fall. food source for birds.

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