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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.
  • Deciduous
  • Tree
  • Full Sun - shelter from cold, dry wind.
  • Partial Shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil

Buy Varieties of NYSSA

NYSSA aquatica

NYSSA aquatica  >

Commonly known as: Cotton gum, Water tupelo.
A rare tree with obovate-oblong leaves which have downy undersides. An American species
Small £15.50 £10.85 each
Large £50.00 each
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NYSSA sinensis

NYSSA sinensis  >

Commonly known as: Chinese tupelo, Sour gum.
A hardy species with red young growth and brilliant red, orange and yellow autumn colour
£40.00 each

NYSSA sylvatica

NYSSA sylvatica  >

Commonly known as: Black gum, Pepperidge.
Excellent autumn colour, foliage turns scarlet, red and yellow
Small £25.00 £17.50 each
Large £45.00 each

NYSSA sylvatica 'Wisley Bonfire'  AWARD

NYSSA sylvatica 'Wisley Bonfire'  >

Commonly known as: Black gum, Pepperidge.
Brilliant autumn colours, red, orange and yellow. Conical shape
£30.00 each

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