Tree Availability






Nyssa sylvatica
Black Gum  


Available Sizes
2" 2.5"


HARDINESS: Zones  4-9 
GROWTH HABIT: 65’-75’  high with a 25''spread. Symmetrical, oval pyramid shape.  Large, deciduous, broadleaf  tree. Slow to moderate growth rate. Prefers moist, deep, well-drained clay.

FOILAGE: Dark green that turn scarlet to purple in fall. 

BARK: Dark gray almost black with irregular ridges.

LANDSCAPE VALUE:  Excellent specimen tree due to its vibrant fall color. Native shade tree that works well in urban settings like buffer strips, or median planting; tolerates urban air pollution.  Native tree with few pests or diseases once established.

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