Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil. Nyssa sinensis requires a reasonably acid soil to produce its most vivid autumn colour and grow well.
Hardiness: Hardy. Nyssa sinensis appreciates shelter from cold winter winds.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Nyssa sinensis grows to be a small tree with a natural multi-stemmed, rounded crown.
Height: 10 m (32 ft).
Spread: 8 m (26 ft).