Nyssa sylvatica – Sourgum / Black Tupelo

Nyssa sylvatica - Sourgum-Black Tupelo_Spring View
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Best known for its’ fall color which is second to none. At times there is a mix of orange and red, but more often a hot coppery-red predominates, a show-stopper in autumn. Nice glossy green leaves emerge with a hint of red. Makes a good shade tree, great lawn or park tree.

Height: 35 ft
Spread: 20 ft
Shape: Pyramid, Round
Flower: Inconspicuous
Foliage: Glossy, Green
Fall Color: Red
Species: Nyssa - Black Tupelo
Hardiness Zone: 5