Tupelo, Black Gum Seed

Nyssa sylvatica

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Tupelo or Nyssa sylvatica is a  neat deciduous tree forming a symmetrical pyramid shape, later spreading. Insignificant flowers are a source of nectar for insects. The autumn colour is spectacular turning purple, orange, yellow and red.

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Nyssa sylvatica

Common Name:  Tupelo or Black Gum

Native: Eastern USA, Canada and northern Mexico

Provenance: USA (Kentucky)

Size and Spread (10yrs) :  3m x 1m

Treatment: Soak in water for for 24 hours then 90 days in cold moist conditions.

Seeds/kg :8115

Ideal sowing period: early spring

Soil conditions: moist, rich organic

Planting instructions: sow 1.5cm deep and plant into pots first. When big enough plant out in a sheltered spot

Mature Height: 20m

Additional information

Weight 5.00 g
Life Cycle



autumn foliage




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