Nyssa sylvatica – Tupelo

  • Description
Dark Green, glossy, oval pointed leaves up to 15cm turn rich scarlet, orange and yellow. Good for around edges of ponds, tolerant of wet feet. Tolerates clay soils. Prefers slightly acidic. Tiny flowers are followed by small blue berries birds like Sun or part shade.
Height x Width 7 x 4
Height Range Medium 5-10m
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Tree
Shape Conical
Country of Origin North America
Similar to Consider Liquidambars, Acer rubrum types, Quercus coccinea or rubra, Pyrus spp. Amelanchier Canadensis,
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
Deciduous Leaf Colour Scarlet, orange, yellow, red
  • Flower
Flower Insignificant
  • Uses
Specimen Yes
Accent Yes
Bird Feeding Yes
  Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.