Nyssa sylvatica, Black Gum 18-24"

Nyssa sylvatica, Black Gum   18-24"
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Price $40.00
5 or more $8.00 each
10 or more $6.00 each
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Botanic Name (s):       Nyssa sylvatica     

Common Name(s):     Black gum, sourgum, black or swamp tupelo   

Mature height :50'

Mature spread:30'

Flower Color/ Bloom Time :    Green / May-June                                              

Fruit:      Berry / June - July                                

Fall Color:Red, purple

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     Part Sun    

Soil moisture:    Moist   

Soil Ph:5-7

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture        

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay                           

Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark              

Sandy soil, coarse texture                                                                                          

Native Habitat:   forested seasonal wetlands, swamp borders, upland woods, dry slopes, seasonally flooded or saturated         

Notes:          Outstanding fall color                                  

High Wildlife Value:     Beneficial Insects    SongbirdsSmall Mammals            Waterfowl                                   

FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands                                                                                                

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions                                                

Native to Piedmont Regions     

Native Tree           

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