Wildfire Black Gum

Nyssa sylvatica

Form: Symmetrical Oval
Growth Rate: Moderate
Drought Tolerance: High
Size: 65-75’ tall by 25-32’ wide
Zone: 4-9
Salt Tolerance: Low
Light Requirements:
Full sun to partial shade
Soil Requirements: Moist, well-drained, slightly acidic, clay,
loam, or sandy soil
Bark: Smooth; gray when young; oval to pyramidal
Flower: White; inconspicuous; blooms in Spring
Fruit: Small; oval-shaped; blue; attracts birds
Foliage: Alternate, simple, entire; green leaves with brilliant and showy red or deep purple color in Fall Shade tree or specimen, large parking lot islands, buffer strips and median plantings. Black Gum is a nice tree that should be used more often. It exhibits good structure is the garden and has a beautiful Fall color

100 S Westminster Rd, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Monday – Thursday 
8:00AM – 5:00PM
8:00AM – 3:00PM