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grown from seed, going into 3rd season. suitable for bonsai or growing on.
Black gum, Sour gum, Black tupelo, Pepperidge
Nyssa sylvatica ‘Tupelo’ (Black gum). The foliage is produced in ranges from deep scarlet to luminous orange and yellow. The leaves are glossy green and between 2-5 inches. The flowers are insignificant, but the fruit is small bluish black and olive-shaped.
It will tolerate wet soils, occasional drought and poor drainage.They will generally need fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral to acidic soil with sun or partial-shade and a cool climate.
Foliage, shade, ornamental, specimen. Autumn interest.
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