Black Gum (Nyssa Sylvatica)

Name Black Gum
Botanical Name Nyssa Sylvatica

Plant a Black Gum tree for you and future generations to enjoy. It attains a height between 30 and 50 ft and will be 20 to 30 ft wide. Growth rate is slow to medium. Fantastic fall tones of bright red make you stop and appreciate its presence in your yard. It does prefer moist soil, can even tolerate poorly-drained locations, and benefits from full sun to semi-shade. Serves nicely as an ornamental tree in your lawn. Be sure to leave plenty of room for it to grow!

Location: Sun, Partial Sun
Size: 30-50' Tall and 20-30' Wide
Soil Conditions: Moist, Medium
Trim/Prune: Prune when dormant is best.
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