Friday, May 28, 2010

Spectacular 'Wildfire' Black Gum

Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire'
Attractive glossy, dark green leaves turn a fluorescent yellow to orange to scarlet red to purple in fall. This cultivar of the native Black Gum are wonderfully spectacular! The bark has almost alligator-like patterns and is dark gray to almost black. Prefers moist soil.

Likely the best fall color tree
Interesting bark
Prefers moist sites

30-50 Feet

20-30 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 7

Now available in limited quantities at IPN, currently in the following size(s):

Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire' 1.75-2" #25

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