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Commonly known as: Sour gum, Tupelo.
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- Good to know - valued as honey plants in southeastern USA.
- Pests & Diseases - trouble free.
- Place of Origin - eastern Asia, eastern North America.
- Full Sun - shelter from cold, dry wind.
- Partial Shade
- Fertile moist well-drained soil
- Neutral to acid soil
Buy Varieties of NYSSA
Commonly known as: Cotton gum, Water tupelo.
A rare tree with obovate-oblong leaves which have downy undersides. An American species
Commonly known as: Chinese tupelo, Sour gum.
A hardy species with red young growth and brilliant red, orange and yellow autumn colour
Commonly known as: Black gum, Pepperidge.
Excellent autumn colour, foliage turns scarlet, red and yellow